Janmashtami or as it is popularly known, Shri Krishna Janmashtami; is the celebration of Bhagwan Vishnu’s eight incarnation’s arrival to the mortal world, as Krishna. At midnight, on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadrapada (August-September), Bhagwan Krishna was born
Akka Mahadevi holds a similar position in the women saints of India similar to the one that is available to Meerabai and Andaal. She was a great devotee of Lord Shiva and sacreficed everything in her life for the love of lord.
Alvandar Shri Yamunacharya was a great Vaishnav Saint. The people of Vaishnav sect believe that he was the incarnation of the throne of lord Vishnu because Shri Vishnu always remained on the throne of his heart.
Gayatri is the most prevalent and famous mantra of the Vedas. It is considered a very pious. The mantra is: “Om bhur bhuva svah, Tatsa vitur vareniyam, bhargo devasya dhimahi, dhiyo yo na pracho dayat.” The meaning is – “May we attain that excellent glory of the
Indra is the chief of the gods/Devas (deities) that reside in Indralok (abode of Indra).There are many different stories available in the ancient literature about the origin of Indra. In the Atharvaveda, Indra’s father’s name is said to be Som. In the “Shatpath Brahmin”, Indra
Vishnu is considered as the lord of maintaining the universe. The word Vishnu means – Prevailing all over. He has many names, he is also known as “HARI” which means – the one who relieves pain and sins. He is also known as Narayan. The
Once while hunting in the jungle, King Shantanu saw Satyavati, daughter of Nishadraj and was fascinated by her beauty. Shantanu proposed her for marriage. Nishadraj put a condition for the marriage that only Satyavati’s son will become the king. Shantanu did not agree to it and
Arjun was the son of Pandu, the King of Hastinapur and his wife Kunti. However, Kunti had summoned Lord Indra (Lord of the Devtas in the heaven) with the help of the mantra given to her by Sage Durvasa. Accordiing to the boon presented to
Bali was an eminent demon; he had a hundred sons of which Banasur was the eldest. With his valour he had made Shonitpur (present day Tezpur, Assam) his capital. He was a devotee of Shiva and a firm-minded person. He had a thousand hands, so
Bhimsen was the son of Pandu (the valiant king of Hastinapur) and Kunti. Mighty Bhima was the second eldest son of the Pandavas after Yudhishthir. Once, King Pandu was hunting in the forest. There, a Sage named Kimidem was with his wife, both of whom