Tag Hindu mythology

06 Feb

The Vishnu’s Dashaavataar

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For destruction of evil and towards restoration of good in the world, Lord Vishnu eternally manifests himself in various avatars (incarnations) from time to time. Even though Bhagavat Puran depicts over twenty two incarnations of Vishnu, for reasons unknown, only ten avatars have gained significant popularity as Dashaavataar (ten-incarnations). Out of ten incarnations nine have […]

24 Jan

KARNA: The Daanveer!

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When Kunti was young, she happened to serve of Rishi (sage) Durvasa – known for his curse yielding anger – with great devotion. Deeply pleased with her service, and also because he could foresee that Kunti would have no issues from her husband in the future, Durvasa gave her a mantra (hymn) with boon that […]

03 Jan

Legend of Brahma-Kshatriya Parashuram

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Parashuram, the Sixth avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu, was born as the eldest son to great rishi (sage) Jamadagni and his wife Renuka. Though a Brahmin; he possessed some of the best qualities of a warrior. * The Legend has it that his grandmother Satyavati, married to rishi Ruchika, was concerned that due to her […]