The story of God Kartikeya (Muruga), his purpose and fights

The story of God Kartikeya (Muruga), his purpose and fights

Introduction Son of Shiva and Parvati, worshipped through various other names also such as Kumaraswami, Shanmukha, Subrahmanya. He resurrected the path of virtue by killing Tarakasura and Shurapadma who were harassing the world. In Bharat, Ganesha is a very popular deity. The young and the old alike worship him. Like Ganesha, the other beloved son … Read more The story of God Kartikeya (Muruga), his purpose and fights

Lord Krishna Story from birth in prison to death in a forest

Lord Krishna Story from birth in prison to death in a forest

Introduction The matchless hero who held the fate of the emperors in the palm of his hand but himself never desired a throne. The great hero who was born in a prison and died in solitude in a forest. He gave the world the Bhagavad-Gita. He is the architect of Dharma who lives forever in … Read more Lord Krishna Story from birth in prison to death in a forest

The Story of Goddess Lakshmi: The mother of the Universe

The Story of Goddess Lakshmi: The mother of the Universe

Introduction Goddess of wealth. Wife of Sri Maha Vishnu. In different incarnations of Vishnu, she married Sri Rama as Sita, Sri Krishna as Rukmini and Sri Venkateshwara as Padmavati. Devotees believe that Lakshmi resides in a place where virtue, righteousness, truth, and compassion prevail. Lakshmi is the goddess of wealth. She is also called ‘Sri’ … Read more The Story of Goddess Lakshmi: The mother of the Universe

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

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

Goddess Parvati who married Shiva by her devotion & penance

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 … Read more Goddess Parvati who married Shiva by her devotion & penance

The Story of Lakshmana, who accompanied Sri Rama till death

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 … Read more The Story of Lakshmana, who accompanied Sri Rama till death