Tragic facts – Karna

Parshurama sleeping in Karna's lap

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 … Read more

Story of Garud and emergence of snakes

Lord Vishnu, Lakhsmi and Garud

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 … Read more

When Lord Vishnu borrowed from Lord Kubera

Marriage of Padmavati and Lord

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 … Read more

Seven unknown facts from Mahabharata

Lord Krishna

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 … Read more

Panchkanya

[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 from men or some of have been married … Read more

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 … Read more

Seven little known facts from the Mahabharata (2)

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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, … Read more