History

Story of Ganesha, the god worshipped by one and all in India
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Story of Ganesha, the god worshipped by one and all in India

Introduction The Lord of Wisdom. The son of Ishwara and Parvati. Ganesha saved the gods when they were in trouble and helpless, by killing Talasura and outwitting Ravana. He is also worshipped as the God who grants success. Maharshi Narada has praised Ganesha as follows: Vidyarthi labhate vidyam Dhanarthee labhate danam Putrarthee labhate putram Moksharthee…

Goddess Parvati who married Shiva by her devotion & penance
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Goddess Parvati who married Shiva by her devotion & penance

Introduction Consort of Lord Shiva. By rigorous penance, she won over Shiva, himself a great ascetic. Mother of Shanmukha and Ganesha. By becoming the wife of Shiva she paved the way for the spread of peace and felicity in the world. Goddess Parvati is the wife of Lord Ishwara. She has several names, each with a special…

Songs of Lava and Kusha: the sons of Rama who defeated Rama
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Songs of Lava and Kusha: the sons of Rama who defeated Rama

Introduction Sons of Rama and Sita. After Rama sent away Sita, who was pregnant, to the forest, the twin children were born to her in the hermitage of sage Valmiki. Desirous of performing the Ashwamedha (Horse) sacrifice, Rama sent across the country the sacrificial horse demanding allegiance from all. Lava and Kusha tied the horse…

Dr. Hedgewar, from an active Congressman to founding RSS
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Dr. Hedgewar, from an active Congressman to founding RSS

Introduction Founder of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. His strong desire was that all the people should dedicate themselves to the service of Motherland forgetting the differences of caste, creed, etc… He exemplified this ideal in his own life. He shone as a simple and loving personality. 22 June 1897 on that day, Queen Victoria of England…

Guruji Golwalkar: Saintly man under whom RSS grew multifold
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Guruji Golwalkar: Saintly man under whom RSS grew multifold

Introduction He was well known as Guruji throughout Bharat and was the second Sarsanghchalak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. His life was wholly dedicated to the service of Motherland. Pure like fire, tender like a flower, his was a personality lofty like the Himalayas. He was a great leader with indomitable courage and a sharp intellect….

The Story of Lakshmana, who accompanied Sri Rama till death
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The Story of Lakshmana, who accompanied Sri Rama till death

Introduction Younger brother of Sri Rama, Lakshmana personifies brotherly love and self-effacement. When Sri Rama, in fulfillment of father Dasharatha’s promise to queen Kaikeyi, set out for the forest with Sita, Lakshmana followed him. When Sri Rama had to wage war against Ravana to rescue Sita, Lakshmana whole-heartedly collaborated in the venture. His devotion to…