Mahabharat – Karna

Karna – The respectable character from Mahabharata Read more about Karna Karna – The incomparable Perhaps the most respectable character in Mahabharata, because he cannot be faulted for his actions. Perhaps the most deserving and worthy who achieved nothing, because everyone around him was plotting against him. From Indra to Krishna. Perhaps the odds were […]

Damyanti Swayamvara

Damyanti Damyanti was a very beautiful lady, who was the daughter of King of Vidarbha. She was so beautiful, that even the gods wanted to marry her. King of Devas, Lord Indra wanted that she should marry a god and not Nala. Damyanti – A beautiful maiden Damyanti’s sickness She wanted a swayamvara to be […]

Diwali festival

The festival of Diwali Diwali or Deepawali is one of the most celebrated and important festivals of Hindus. This festival is celebrated across india on the day of Amavasya (no moon). Series of festivals are celebrated during diwali. The festival starts with Dhanteras on which most business communities begin their financial year. The second day of […]

Shikhandi – The determined

Shikhandi – The determined As we know, every character in the Mahabharata is found to be serving a purpose, for the fulfillment of bigger goal, victory of Truth over falsehood. Here we find a controversial character who ultimately became the cause of Bhishma’s downfall. But wait, we will find good reasons for that. The unknown […]

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 Vishwamitra and Vasistha used Brahmastra weapon

Brahmastra (a weapon) used by sages Here is  another story, related to Brahmastra from Indian mythology. Two great sages fought between them. Vishwamitra, who was king Kaushika, had stayed with his army at sage Vasishtha’s ashram (hermitage).  Vasishtha fed everyone and out of curiosity, Vishwamitra asked him – “How have you managed this?” Vasistha said […]

Seven people responsible for Karna death

People behind death of Danveer Karna Following seven incidents were the reason for demise of Karna. Though we remember him as Danveer Karna, but if we see the following incidents, we would realize that perhaps this was the reason of his not getting his due in Indian history. 1. Parshurama’s curse – Parshurama has cursed him so […]

The love story of Urvashi and Pururva ( or Puroorva)

The love story of Pururva and Urvashi This article is about the love story of a mortal and a dancer from the heaven. Pururva was the king of lunar dynasty (or chandravansh)..Urvashi was a celestial nymphor apsara in Indra court. She was cursed by Maitre and Varuna that she had to spend some time on earth. […]

Danveer Karna – indian mythology – Mahabharata

Stories related to Danveer Karna  from Mahabharata Karna is known for his helping nature and he never turned anyone back when someone asked for anything from him. Following are the incidents which reflect upon this virtue of him and fittingly, he is also known as Danveer Karna. Kavach and Kundal He was born with Kavach […]