Tag Krishna

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 […]

06 Feb

The Formidable Kalki

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Predicting future has always been a favorite endeavor of all religious faiths; every faith forecasts the onset of ‘better time’ in scriptures revered by its followers. These predictions are but natural corollary to the belief that ‘… values decay and eventually get destroyed with the passing of time.’ According to Hindus, when the first age, […]

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 […]