Indian Mythology

Maa Durga

Durga, Artemis and Apollo – A comparison of Indian and Greek mythology

Durga and Artemis There are many similarities between Indian and Greek mythologies. The stories related to gods in both mythologies are very interesting. Here we are looking at Artemis, the greek goddess, who is very similar to Durga in Indian mythology. As per Greek mythology, Artemis was often described as the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin …

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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 …

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Lord Krishna

Shri Krishna and Hercules – indian and greek mythology

A comparison of Shri Krishna and Hercules – Gods from indian and greek mythology Greek mythology and Indian mythology have some similarities. Earlier we saw that Shri Krishna, the incarnation of Lord Vishnu(god) had one weakness, that was in his heel. That was also the case with Achilles, one of the greatest warriors from Greek mythology. …

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Clever Ganesha and Narada’s mango – Indian mythology

Ganesha, Kartikeya and Narada Once, Narada took a mango to Lord Shiva and Parvati where the two sons of Lord were also present. He presented the mango to Parvati  and said that this mango is special and requested her  to accept the mango. Parvati intended to distribute the fruit between her two sons, Ganesha and Kartikeya equally, but sage …

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