Tragic facts – Karna

Karna, the most virtuous warrior from Mahabharata was the eldest son of Kunti. He was born with blessings of Lord Surya before Kunti was wedded, so Kunti did not raised him. He, being the eldest and most deserving, had to live his life in obscurity. The only fault was his timing of birth, where he had no control over. Read some of the fate’s cruelty imparted to him.

Jalandhara and Vrinda

The story of Jalandhara and Vrinda is another captivating story from the treasure trove of Indian mythology. Vrinda’s purity was the reason that was driving her husband, Jalandhara’s invincibility. Lord Vishnu had to resort to some trickery in order to defeat Jalandhara. In the process, he was cursed by Vrinda. This story also describes why […]

Story of Garud and emergence of snakes

Interesting story from Indian mythology In Indian mythology, there are interesting stories covering all aspects of Human life. There is an interesting story on emergence of snakes as well. Daksha, his daughters and Sage Kashyap In Satyug, Daksh Prajapati had two daughters named Kudru and Vinta. They both were married to sage Kashyap.Sage Kashyap was […]

Why only Coconut and Banana are offered in the temples ?

In Hindu traditions, one invariably finds customs and rituals. On surface, they seem to be innocuous, but dig deeper, and you will find that there is a reason behind everything. Similarly here also, we are looking to find if there is any special reason for offerings of coconut and banana, and indeed, there is a […]

Ramayana and Lord Hanumana facts

When it comes to Ramayana and Lord Rama, Lord Hanumana is always remembered. He was a great devotee of Rama, a great scholar and one who was capable of winning all three worlds. But, he set the example to the world and a great lesson in humbleness. These facts are about Ramayana, but Lord Hanumana […]

When Lord Vishnu borrowed from Lord Kubera

The interesting story of how and why Lord Vishnu has to borrow  Yes, this is true, not only he had to borrow, but he is still in debt. In Indian mythology, there is an interesting story of Lord Vishnu borrowing from Lord Kubera. Sage Bhrigu getting angry It happened that Sage Bhrigu was once entrusted […]

Seven unknown facts from Mahabharata

Even Lord Krishna was once rendered helpless. This was not with force, but with love. The youngest Pandava, Sahadev once tied him with love and affection. People do not know that Sahadeva was a great astrologer as well. Untold, Unknown facts from Mahabharata The epic Mahabharata has many instances which reveal various aspects of human […]

Panchkanya

Panchkanya – five reverred ladies in Indian mythology [quote]Daily remembering the five maidens great,Ahalya, Draupadhi, Kunti,Thara and Mandodari will destroy the greatest sins[/quote] In Hindu mythology, panchkanyas have been given special importance. These are Ahilya, Draupadi, Kunti, Tara and Mandodari. One unknown fact here is that all these ladies have been subjected to indecent behaviours […]

When Arjuna was killed (Mahabharat)

Arjuna defeated and killed by another archer Sounds surprising? This is true that Arjuna was killed by his own son before revived with the help of his wife. When Yudhishthira was conducting ashwamedha yaga, Arjuna came to manipur. Babhruvahana, the son of Arjuna and Chitrangada was the ruler of this state. There was a fight […]

Seven little known facts from the Mahabharata (2)

Yudhishthira’s Chariot in Mahabharata war Yudhishthira has never lied in life save for one incident. Due to this, his chariot always floated a few inches above the ground. At the Mahabharat War, he told a half lie that “aswathama hatha kunjara” which led to Drona’s demise. As a result of this, his feet and chariot, […]