Stories and Biographies

Story of Sant Sakhubai, a devotee who Vittala himself helped
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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…

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?…

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

The story of Lord Hanuman from both Ramayana and Mahabharata
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The story of Lord Hanuman from both Ramayana and Mahabharata

Introduction There is no village or town in India without a temple dedicated to Hanuman. An unforgettable character in the great epic, the Ramayana, has become the symbol of courage, loyalty and mature wisdom. There is no village in India without a temple of Hanuman. In bigger towns and cities, there are countless temples of…

The Story of Goddess Lakshmi: The mother of the Universe
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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’…