hindu mythology

Moon God- the mind and luminary body

The Chandra or moon god – the mind and luminary body, the lord of the senses and emotions of people. Those who worship him assiduously lose their diseases and become happy. Among the Nakshatras, Moon is the incarnation of God in lunar form, and his importance is magnified because Shiva, the lord of Mount Kailas, …

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Story of Uddhav

In the Dwapar Age, Uddhav was the minister of Yadavas . He had learnt the science of politics from Jupiter (Brihaspati). He was a learned monotheist and an excellent devotee of incorporeal ubiquitous Brahma. Uddhava was a lover of Krishna and a precious friend. When Krishna came to Mathura from Gokul, then also he could …

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The Sun god- Birth story and marriage

What is a Sun God? The Sun god is typically shown as a magnificent person holding lotus flower in both his hands. He is also riding a chariot pulled by one or more horses typically seven. The seven horses are named after the seven meters of Sanskrit prosody: Gayatri, Brihati, Ushnih, Jagati, Trishtubha, Anushtubha and …

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Guru Shukracharya- the Guru of demons

Guru Shukracharya, was the son of Bhrigu Rishi and Ushana, the daughter of Hiranyakashyap. Guru Shukracharya was the preceptor of the Asuras (the demons). Shukracharya had been to Maharshi Angarishi for education but dropped out upon seeing his excessive favoritism towards his son Brihaspati. He then visited study with Rishi Gautam instead. Here is the …

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Sacrifice of Iravan in mahabharat

Iravan, the son of Arjuna and grandson of Pandu, is one of the not-so-known characters mentioned within the epic Mahabharata. Devotees across India worships. Iravat/ Iravant, and Aravat are the other names of Iravan. He is widely worshiped in South India. The Tamil cult of Kuttantavar and therefore the Draupadi cult worships Iravan. Here we …

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