Indian mythology commentary

Indian mythology

Indian mythology is a supreme collection of teachings, learnings and inspiring stories. There are four important vedas, a lot of puranas, upanishads and many more. Then there is Ramayana and Mahabharata. Mahabhrata is also known as Fifth veda, and it is a mesmerizing story of human relationships.

Most popular stories about Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva
Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva, the god of destruction is actually easy to appease. He is also known as Bhole Baba. There are important Jyotirlingas of him which are reverred by Hindus. Few people know that Goddess Parvati had done great penance to get Lord Shiva as her husband and their marriage was done on Mahashivaratri day. Then there are interesting story of Lord Kartikeya and Lord Ganesha, both are the sons of Lord Shiva. Lord Kartikeya is known as Lord Swaminatha as he has taught Lord Shiva.

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    Most popular stories from Indian mythology

    Then in Indian mythology, there are three supreme deities, also called as Trinity. These are Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. There is an interesting story of why Lord Brahma is not worshipped.

    There are famous incarnations of Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. We have twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and there are Shakti peeths which are formed when Devi Sati ended her life. Each of these are of great relevance to Hindus.

    Most popular stories about Lord Krishna

    Lord Krishna
    Lord Krishna

    Any discussion Indian mythology is not complete unless there is some talk on Lord Krishna. He is one of the most popular avatars of Lord Vishnu, Lord Krishna helped Pandavas immensely to win the battle of Mahabharata. This war was fought over eighteen days. He also killed Kansa and his exploits as a child are equally famous.


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      Most popular stories about Lord Vishnu

      Lord Vishnu is the second of holy trinity and he is entrusted with welfare of everyone. He took ten incarnations from time to time to help mankind and devtas. His tenth avatar, the Kalki avatar is slated to appear at the end of Kaliyuga. Krishna Avatar and Rama avatar are two of his most famous avatars.

        Most popular stories about Lord Hanumana

        Hanuman jee
        Hanuman jee

        Lord Hanumana helped the Rama incarnation of Lord Vishnu in killing of Ravana. He is also believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva. His famous exploit was in Sunder Kand, where he located Sita Maa at Lanka and destroyed Lanka, the city of Ravana. There are several unknown stories about him.


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          Pandavas are the sons of Pandu and Kunti. They also hold a special place in Indian mythology. There are unknown facts from Mahabharata, which will surely mesmerize the readers.

          Draupadi is one of the most  talked about character of Mahabharata. Few people know that she could have fourteen husbands.

          In the context of Mahabharata, Shakuni’s character also invokes lots of interest. Read some interesting stories about him.

          Shakuni in Mahabharata
          Shakuni in Mahabharata

          And here are some great stories about the great archer, Arjuna.

            Karna, the tragic hero and Bhishma Pitamah are other notable characters from Mahabharata. There are chapters dedicated to them in Mahabharata.

            Bhishma has the distinction of making Shri Krishna lift a weapon in the war of Mahabharata, such was the power of grand sire.

            Bhishma forcing Krishna to take up the wheel of a chariot, despite the oath that he would not pick arms in the war
            Bhishma forcing Krishna to take up the wheel of a chariot, despite the oath that he would not pick arms in the war

            Read in brief about all nine days of Navratri

            Maa Durga is worshipped for nine days. During this period, her nine forms are celebrated. Tenth day is celebrated as Dusshera.

            Maa Durga
            Maa Durga


              Jai Maa Durga
              Jai Maa Durga

              Happy Chitragupta Puja and Goverdhan Puja

              Chitragupta Puja

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