Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind

Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind

Introduction The mighty sage to whom the mountain bowed, and who drank the sea empty. He humbled the arrogant and punished the demons. He is the symbol of man’s heroism and confident strength. Agasthya What a wonderful sight the star-studded sky is! We want to go on gazing at it forever, don’t we? We can … Read more Story of Agastya Muni, a deva cursed by Indra saved mankind

Understanding Panchanga [Luni-Solar] through Sankalpa Mantra

Understanding Panchanga [Luni-Solar] through Sankalpa Mantra

Sankalpa is a formal statement of intent chanted before any activity dedicating our actions to the god. On a daily basis, this is done while we perform Sandhyavandanam. You can check out our article on Sandhyavandanam from this link. We decide and focus on our activity and offer it to the god, by designating the … Read more Understanding Panchanga [Luni-Solar] through Sankalpa Mantra

Yajnavalkya Story along with a brief on Yajnavalkya Smriti

Yajnavalkya Story along with a brief on Yajnavalkya Smriti

lntroduction A Brahmarshi. The mastermind that produced ‘Shukla Yajurveda’. Even as a student in the Gurukula he firmly stuck to the path he considered as the right one. He was the master who guided thousands of persons, from king Janaka to the commonest students, on the path of Enlightenment. So brilliant a genius was he … Read more Yajnavalkya Story along with a brief on Yajnavalkya Smriti

Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas

Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas

Introduction The eldest of the Pandava brothers, the heroes of the great epic, the Mahabharatha. Yudhishtira lived for justice, and patiently suffered humiliation and exile.’ A man should live virtuously because virtue is good, not because it pays to be virtuous’ – so he believed and acted. And he said to the King of the … Read more Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas

Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped

Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped

Introduction A devotee of Panduranga Vittala. Though suffering hardships from a cruel mother-in-law and a foolish husband. She bore it and reposed pure ‘Bhakti’(devotion) in Lord Vittala who, for her sake, served her people and transformed them. A poor man and his wife lived in a town near Pandharapur. Though poor, they were leading a … Read more Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped

The story of Satyavan Savitri who saved husband from death

The story of Satyavan Savitri who saved husband from death

Introduction She chose a noble young man for her husband. She knew he had only a year to live, but yet she married him. Even the God of Death bowed to her love and devotion and restored her husband to life. Can the dead come back to life? Very strange, if they do isn’t it? … Read more The story of Satyavan Savitri who saved husband from death