Vamana Avatar

Vamana means dwarf in sanskrit, Lord Maha Vishnu took the avatar of a dwarf brahmin boy to save the world yet again from the asuras. Lets know the story of King Bali and Vamana. King Bali was grandson of Prahalada whom Lord Vishnu has saved from his father Hiranyakashyapa in the avatar of Narasimha. King Read More

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Narasimha Avatara

Lord Vishnu killed Hiranyaksha in “Varaha” avatar, which made his brother Hiranyakashipa very angry and wanted to take revenge. He ordered asuras to destroy all good people on earth and sacrifice their cows and huts to fire. Meanwhile, he planned to attain power through meditation. He went to Mount Mandarachal and began to meditate. Hiranyakashipa Read More

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Varaha Avatara

After Matsya and Kurma avatar Sri maha Vishnu took the avatar of Varaha and there is an incident which leads to Vishnu’s taking avatar. It happened so that one day Lord Vishnu was resting in Vaikunta with maha Lakshmi and ordered the guards that they would not be disturbed, incidentally, Lord Brahma’s four sons came Read More

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Kurma Avatara

Kurma Avatara is the second avatar in Dashavataras of Lord Vishnu in which he incarnates himself as a tortoise. The story of why Lord Vishnu took this form is very interesting, Sura and Asuras i.e., gods and demons had a constant fight between them to prove who is more powerful, once all gods lost their Read More

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Matsya Avatara

According to Hindu mythology, there are four yugas – Satya-yuga, Treta yuga, Dwapara yuga and Kali yuga. Brahma is the creator who does all creation and he gets power for creation from Vedas. Lord Vishnu is the God of Preservation, to save Brahma’s creation from the evil he takes different forms and ends the evil. Read More

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Lesser known facts of vaalmiki ramayanam-4

We have seen Interesting facts of Ramayana in earlier posts, here are some more facts of “Lesser Known Facts of Ramayanam” series… we all know the rift between Vali and Sugriva brothers of Kishkinda kingdom. Vali and Sugriva were involved in a fierce bout when Lord Rama hiding in the trees nearby took aim and Read More

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Lesser Known Facts of Ramayanam – 3

We have seen Interesting facts of Ramayana in earlier posts, here are some more facts of “Lesser Known Facts of Ramayanam” series… 6. Lakshman Rekha: We all know the story of Lakshmana drawing a Rekha to protect Sita while going in search of Rama. Valmiki Ramayana has a different narrative of this Lakshmana did not Read More

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True Story of Ekalavya

Ekalavya an excellent archer is considered as a great character who paid utmost respect to his teacher. In Mahabharata, Dronacharya has asked Ekalavya to cut his right-hand thumb to give it as Dakshina (fee), Is it right or wrong? Ekalavya is described as the son of the chief of Nishada tribe Hiranya Dhanasu. Hiranya Dhanasu Read More

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Lesser known facts of ramayanam-2

Interesting facts of Ramayana – 2 In earlier post we have shared some interesting facts from Ramayana, in continuation to the series here are some more facts….. 4. The breaking of Lord Shiva’s bow: we all know the story of Lord Rama breaking the bow of Lord Shiva for Sita swayamvaram, let’s see what Valmiki Read More

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