Ancient stories

Death of Mahishasur and Relation with Navratri

Contents Who was Mahishashur ? Battle with Durga Relation with navratri Nine forms of Durga Shailaputri Brahmacharini Chandraghanta Kushmanda Skandamata Katyayani Kalaratri Mahagauri Siddhidatri Who was Mahishasur ? Mahishasur was a half human and half buffalo demon. He was the son of Mahishi(a lady buffalo) and Rambha( a demon). Due to the special powers of …

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Chola Dynasty History Culture and Contribution

Contents Introduction History and Origin Raja Raja and Rajendra I Rulers of Chola empire Conquests by Cholas Culture and Traditions Architecture and Temples Decline Chola Dynasty – Introduction The existence of early Chola dynasty can be traced during the period of Sangam literature and the time of Ashoka. However , during their early period Cholas …

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Mysteries of Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash In Hinduism ,Mount Kailash is traditionally recognized as the abode of Shiva ,who resides there along with his consort Parvati ,his children Ganesh and Kartikeya and his beloved vahana Nandi. Kailash mountain is sacred to four religions Hinduism ,Bon , Buddhism and Jainism. 1.Hinduism Considered as the abode of Shiva and Parvati. When …

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Summarizing 18 days of Kurukshetra War

In the beginning Sanjaya gives the description of the various continents ,other celestial planets ,and goes on to describe the Indian subcontinent ,describing various kingdoms,provinces ,cities ,towns ,villages and tribes of ancient ‘Bharatvarsha‘. He also explains the military formation and strategies adopted by each of the opponent and the sequence of death of the warriors …

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Mystery of Mansarovar and Rakshastal Lake

Mansarovar and rakshastal lake Lake Mansarovar is a high altitude freshwater lake fed by the Kailash Glaciers,near Mount Kailash . The lake is sacred to four religion Hinduism,Jainism, Buddhism. Lake Rakshastal is a saltwater lake and it lies just west of Mansarovar and south of Mount Kailash . Despite of being located geographically close to …

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Vaishno Devi Temple

VAISHNO DEVI Vaishno Devi is a manifestation of mother Goddess , Devi. She is called by many names by her devotees, for example,Vaishnavi, Mata Rani ,Ambe ,Trikuta , Jyotawali ,Pahadawali, Sherawali etc. Vaishnavi is the combined energy of Parvati,Lakshmi and Saraswati. Vaishno is the largest Shaktipeeth of the 108 Shaktipeeth dedicated to Durga .It is …

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56 Bhog of Krishna

56 BHOG of krishna [भक्त (भात), सूप (दाल),प्रलेह (चटनी),अवलेह (शरबत),बालका (बाटी),इक्षु खेरिणी (मुरब्बा),सदिका (कढ़ी), दधिशाकजा (दही शाक की कढ़ी),सिखरिणी (सिखरन),त्रिकोण (शर्करा युक्त),परिष्टश्च (पूरी),शतपत्र (खजला) सधिद्रक (घेवर) मधु शीर्षक (मठरी) फेणिका (फेनी) कर्पूरनाड़ी (लौंगपूरी) चिल्डिका (चोला) सुधाकुंडलिका (जलेबी) धृतपूर (मेसू) वायुपूर (रसगुल्ला) चन्द्रकला (पगी हुई) दधि (महारायता) स्थूली (थूली) चक्राम (मालपुआ) खंड मंडल (खुरमा) गोधूम (दलिया) …

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