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… Continue reading When Lord Vishnu borrowed from Lord Kubera

Ambarish and Durvasa – when the hunter became hunted

Lord Durvasa is known for his curses. But there were times, when he was helpless before the power of a humble of follower of Lord Vishnu. One such instance was of Ambarisha. The full story goes as: Ambarisha was a king and he was deeply into following Lord Vishnu. He and his queen used to… Continue reading Ambarish and Durvasa – when the hunter became hunted

The legend of Narada muni or Sage Narada

Narada Muni Narada muni is the person who is almost available everywhere in mythological texts. Who is he exactly and what is his role? He is the son of Lord Brahma and great devotee of Lord Vishnu. Sage Narada had blessings that he could show up anywhere, anytime and anyplace. He used these blessings and… Continue reading The legend of Narada muni or Sage Narada

The festival of Mahashivaratri

Mahashivaratri festival Lord Shiva, the god of destruction from the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh is worshipped on this festival. This day falls in the month of falgun, fourteenth day of krishna paksha, as per the hindi calendar. How puja is performed? On this day,devotees visit the Shiva temples in their area. They bath… Continue reading The festival of Mahashivaratri

The story and boon of Tripurasura

Tripurasura – The three sons of Tarakasura Tripurasura were three sons of  Tarakasura. There names were Vidyunmali, Tarakaksha and Viryavana. Tarakasura was killed by Devtas and he instructed his family to ensure that his death was avenged. The boon of Lord Brahma With the advise of Shuracharya, the three sons started doing severe penance. Eventually, Lord… Continue reading The story and boon of Tripurasura

The complete story of Parshurama avatar – Vishnu dashavatara

 Parshurama Avatar ( Dashavatara of Lord Vishnu) Parshurama is the sixth incarnation (one of the dashavatara) of Lord Vsihnu. He is said to be one of the chiranjeevis. Chiranjeevi means one who doesn’t die. Birth Parshurama is born to Sage Jamdagni and Renuka. Parshurama was very obedient to his father, and once when asked by his… Continue reading The complete story of Parshurama avatar – Vishnu dashavatara

Lord Vishnu’s eleventh avatar

 Lord Vishnu’s eleventh avatar The dashavatara’s for Lord Vishnu are widely written and discussed, but there is one more aspect of Lord Vishnu, which has helped the gods. Perhaps, this is the reason, this aspect is not treated as an incarnation, because the dashavatars have helped human beings and this particular aspect has helped gods… Continue reading Lord Vishnu’s eleventh avatar

The Monkey faced sage – Narada

Sage Narada – how he became monkey faced Once Sage Narada observed a severe penance to please gods. As usual, Lord Indra became restless thinking that Narada had plans to take Indra’s kingdom. He requested  Kaam deva to go and obstruct Narada’s penance. Duly Kaam reached there alongwith Rati and Spring and tried to break… Continue reading The Monkey faced sage – Narada

Vishnupad mandir – temple at Gaya

The Gaya town is an important entity for Hindu religion followers. This is because of the fact that here Hindus worship their forefathers. But this town has great significance because Lord Buddha attained enlightenment here.  But few people know that this place has a great temple of Lord Vishnu, where the foot of the lord… Continue reading Vishnupad mandir – temple at Gaya