Kings, Queens and Warriors

Yudhisthira: The eldest & most truthful brother of Pandavas
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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…

The story of Satyavan Savitri who saved husband from death
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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?…

Bhakta Prahlada: Vishnu Devotee & the son of Hiranyakashipu
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Bhakta Prahlada: Vishnu Devotee & the son of Hiranyakashipu

Introduction A lad who faced the anger of his mighty father for the sake of his faith in God. Poison, sword, and fire could not frighten him. And the Lord Himself responded to the devotion of the five-year-old boy and came to the earth. “Let not death come to me from any creature created by…

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…

Story of Dhruva, a king who was blessed by Vishnu as a kid
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Story of Dhruva, a king who was blessed by Vishnu as a kid

Introduction He was a little boy of five years when he was insulted by his stepmother and ignored by his father. He went to a forest in search of God. With determination and devotion, he succeeded. He ruled the country in the name of God and in the interest of the subjects. To this day…

Draupadi of Mahabharat’s Story, from her Swayamvar to Heaven
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Draupadi of Mahabharat’s Story, from her Swayamvar to Heaven

Introduction The wife of the great Pandavas renowned alike for her loveliness and her granite will. Volcanic, she reduced her enemies to the ashes. But her story is a saga of suffering. This fiery princess bent on vengeance could be compassionate and generous, too. It was early morning. Mother was already up and at her…