Story of Gandiva bow

There is an interesting story of how Gandiva was acquired by Arjuna. Arjuna helped Lord Agni to cure the indigestion caused by a yagna conducted by King Swetaki. Lord Agni asked Varuna, who was in possession of Gandiva in exchange of annihilation of Khandava forest. He also gave Lord Krishna the mace Kaumodaki and the… Continue reading Story of Gandiva bow

Shri Krishna brought back his six brothers for Devki

Many of us do not know that Lord Krishna brought back the six sons of Devki (seventh and eighth being Balrama and himself) for a brief reunion. Names of these six sons are Smara, Udgitha, Parishvanga, Patanga, Kshudrabhrit and Ghrini. These six sons were earlier grand sons of Hiranyakashyap and they were living under a curse.   Read other facts about Lord… Continue reading Shri Krishna brought back his six brothers for Devki