Out of the eight consecrated queens of Shri Krishna, one was Satyabhama, daughter of Yadav King Satrajit. Once God Indra came to Shri Krishna at Dwarka and told him, “Lord! The devtas (deities) and Sages are unhappy with the cruelty of Narkasur, Lord of Pragyajyotishpur.
Pandu’s eldest son was Dharmaraj Yudhishthir. Pandu’s elder brother Dhritrashtra was blind, that is why Pandu was throned as the King of Hastinapur. King Pandu had two wives, Kunti (Vasudev’s sister) and Madri. Kunti was blessed by a boon by Sage Durvasa with the help
Ahilya is said to have been created by Lord Brahma himself. One day, Brahma imagined the most beautiful woman ever, and lo, Ahilya was created. As she possessed unmatched beauty and extraordinary grace, she was called Ahilya.
Rishi Atri was the human son of Brahma. His sons included Chandra, Durvala, and Dattatreya. His wife was Sati (entirely devoted to her husband) Anasuya, the daughter of Daksha Prajapati. She is greatly revered by women, because her Sat (devotion to her husband) was strong
Bali, the king of monkeys, was the elder brother of Sugreeva. He was born by the grace of Lord Indra, who had given him a celestial necklace. It was a necklace with special properties for, while wearing it, if Bali battled with anyone, half the
Once, Manu and his wife Shatrupa undertook severe penance in the forest in order to be blessed by a son. So sincere and severe was their penance, that Ananta (never-ending) Vishnu appeared before them and pleased with their devotion, blessed them with a boon. Manu
Vir (brave) Hanuman was the minister and friend of Sugreeva. He is the greatest devotee of Shri Rama, eternally at his service. Hanuman’s father was Kesari and his mother Anjana. She was an Apsara (a celestial damsel), Punjiksthala, in her earlier life. As a result
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
Kabandh Rakshasa (demon) lived on the west of Jansthan, towards the ashram of Matang Rishi. When Rama and Lakshman were roaming in the forest in search of Sita, they heard a terrible roar as soon as they crossed Kranchvan (Kranch forest) Suddenly a fierce wind
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.