I want to wish my readers a very Happy Deepawali!! It is the need of the hour for our inner lights to shine brighter and harder to light up our so very stressed out mother earth. I do not like to write on political matters
Late Dr. Ramanand Sagar’s contribution to changing the Indian psyche through the magnum opus television series, Ramayana, in the year 1987 has been completely undermined by the pseudo-intellectual English press of India whereas the vernacular press hailed it. While the English press was busy criticizing
In the ancient stories, the Demon king Andhakasur has been referred to as the enemy of the Devtas. He used to harass Saints and Sages, and they were fed up with his atrocities. Andhakasur was an archenemy of the Devtas, and wanted to destroy the
Rishi Vashishtha was the official priest of the Suryavanshi Ikshwaku clan. Brahma, at the beginning of creation, had created him by the power of thought and determination. He was also a Prajapati. When Brahma appointed him the clan priest of the Suryavanshis, he was not
Maharishi Agastya was born as a result of the spilling of the semen of the gods Mitra and Varuna into a pot. When they first beheld the lovely apsara (celestial dancing girl) Urvashi out and about, first Mitra and then Varun (sea-god) ejaculated their semen,
Bharata was the son of Dashratha’s third wife Kaikeyi. Rama was extremely fond of his younger brother Bharata. His name was carefully selected by Sage Vashishtha, for his innate ability to look after the welfare of his subjects, and keep them well fed and nurtured.
Suryavanshi Raja Dasharatha of the solar dynasty had three chief queens, Kaushalya, Sumitra and Kaikeyi, of whom Kaikeyi was the youngest and loveliest. Besides being beautiful, she was also a good warrior.
Two sons were born to Sumitra, the second wife of Dashratha: Lakshmana and his twin Shatrughna. According to some Puranic lore, Lakshmana was an incarnation of Sheshnaga, the divine serpent that supports Vishnu on the Ocean of Milk. Just as Sheshnaga is always close to
Manthara was the favorite maid of Kaikeyi, the beloved wife of King Dasharatha, and mother of Bharat. Manthara was old and hunchbacked. Raja Dasharatha doted on his young and lovely queen Kaikeyi. As the favorite maid of the favored queen, Manthara also held place of