सूर्य नारायण – अन्नदाता

छठ के पावन पर्व की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ ! क्यों छठ पर्व में भगवान सूर्य की पूजा की जाती है? सृष्टि के प्रारम्भकाल में जब प्राणी भूख से अत्यन्त व्याकुल हो रहे थे, तब भगवान सूर्य ने पिता की भाँति उन सब पर दया करके उत्तरायण में जाकर अपनी किरणों से पृथ्वी का रस ( जल […]

Maharathi Karna

Few characters in ancient literature have been painted with such consummate skill and insight into human nature as Maharathi Karna, a character which in the past has never been properly understood — has in fact been consistently misunderstood — though the epic has furnished us with details of his life with remarkable fullness, candor and […]

Story of Shantanu and Ganga, Devavrata and the broken promise.

Once, there lived a King named Mahabhisha born in the Ikshwaku dynasty. He was a very generous and righteous person. He performed a lot of austerities including one thousand Ashwamedhas and a hundred Rajasuyas. He made all the gods and Indra very happy. With all his good deeds he was able to go to Brahma […]

The Story of the Divine Birth of Dhrishtadyumna and Draupadi

This incident happened after GuruDakshina period where Drupad, king of Panchala was defeated by Pandava Arjuna and captured alive. He was dragged into the Drona’s feet. He was badly humiliated by this incident. Drupad was not only humiliated, he lost half his kingdom to Drona. He was seething in anger. He longed for a son […]

Birth of Atiratha Arjuna

IN the Mahabharata only Arjuna & Krishna’s birth were celebrated by Deva’s, Gandharvas, Apsaras and Rishi’s. Arjuna and Krishna both were part of Hari (Visnhu – Master of Universe) and born in two body but they were one soul together. अर्जुनः फल्गुनो जिष्णुः किरीटी श्वेतवाहनः | बीभत्सुर्विजयः कृष्णः सव्यसाची धनञ्जयः || When Bhima was born, […]

Birth of Shree Krishna

ॐ नमो नारायणाय Om Namo Narayana – Bow Down to Supreme God Narayana and his dearest friend Nara (Arjuna).   सत्यव्रतं सत्यपरं त्रिसत्यं सत्यस्य योनिं निहितं च सत्ये । सत्यस्य सत्यमतसत्यनेत्रं सत्यात्मकं त्वां शरणं प्रपन्नाः ।। You are the truth of vow the truth of the Supreme and the truth of the three-foldness [of e.g. […]

Rama and Yudhishthira on the same Path

Prelude Sources: Valmiki Ramayana and Mahabharata ⇒Translated by Desiraju Hanumanta Rao & K. M. K. Murthy and KMG + Bibek Debroy As Krishna said to Yudhisthira in the Vana Parva; धर्मः परः पाण्डव राज्यलाभा; त्तस्यार्थमाहुस्तप एव राजन् | सत्यार्जवाभ्यां चरता स्वधर्मं; जितस्तवायं च परश्च लोकः ||१६|| “O Pandava! Dharma is superior to winning the kingdom. O king! It is […]