Shivratri

जीवन का सत्य, शमशान।

शिव का है स्थान।

काली का तांडव नृत्य।

शिव का करे अभिनन्दन।

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Dasha (Ten) Mahavidya – Part I

Dasha (Ten) Mahavidya – Part I Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on JANUARY 6, 2016 There is a deep quintessential need in the human psyche for a mother. It is said; the Goddess was humankind’s earliest conception of divinity. Among the Shakthas who worship Mother Goddess, the source of all existence is female. God is woman. She is the principle representation of Divinity. She is that power which resides in all life as consciousness, mind, matter, energy, silence, joy as also disturbance and violence. [Read More]

Narada Curse Lord Vishnu–Part II

Narada Curse Lord Vishnu–Part II Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 14, 2012 As Narada moved on from Lord Vishnu’s adobe, he suddenly saw a beautiful city like he had never seen before. Curiously he entered the city and asked a passerby, “Who is the ruler of this big and charming city?” “It belongs to the glorious King Sheelanidhi”– replied the passerby. Hearing that Narada had come to visit him, the king came out to receive him and welcomed him. [Read More]

Narada Curse Lord Vishnu – Part I

Narada Curse Lord Vishnu – Part I Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 14, 2012 Once Narada practiced severe austerities in the Himalayas. Indra (King of Gods) became suspicious of Narada and decided to tempt him with worldly pleasures to break his penance. With this in mind, Indra asked Kamadeva (God of love) to break Narada’s penance. Kama came to the spot where Narada was sitting, deep in meditation. [Read More]

Incarnation of Goddess Ganga as river Ganga

Incarnation of Goddess Ganga as river Ganga Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 11, 2012 __ King Sagara the ruler of Ayodhya and an ancestor of Lord Rama successfully performed the Ashwamedha Yagya (Horse sacrifice) for 99 times. Each time, he sent the horse around the Earth it returned to the kingdom unchallenged. He decided to perform the Ashvamedha Yagna for the 100th time, that would make him emperor of Earth. [Read More]

Lord Vishnu as Vamana and Birth of Goddess Ganga

Lord Vishnu as Vamana and Birth of Goddess Ganga Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 11, 2012 Bali Chakravarthi was one of the greatest kings. Though he was a demon by birth, he never deviated from the path of Truth and Dharma (religious ethics). His power and strength kept on increasing as he has been following Dharma. With the help and advice of his preceptor, King Bali had conquered all the three worlds, and dethroned Indra from Heaven and occupied Amaravathi, the capital of Indralok. [Read More]

Arjuna and Lord Shiva

Arjuna and Lord Shiva Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 10, 2012 In Mahabharata, Duryodhana with help of his uncle Shakuni robbed the Pandavas of their rightful share of the kingdom in a game of dice. As a result of this, the Pandavas had to spend many years in the forest. While they were in the forest, Vedavyasa (Sage who wrote Mahabharata) came to visit the Pandavas. Vedavyasa told them that they should pray to Lord Shiva. [Read More]

Kali Yuga (kalyug) – "Age of Vice"

Kali Yuga (kalyug) – “Age of Vice” Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 9, 2012 “yada yada hi dharmasya glanir bhavati bharata abhyutthanam adharmasya tadatmanam srjamy aham” _ –_ (bhagavad Gita, Chapter-4) “Sri Krishna said: “Whenever and wherever there is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a predominant rise of irreligion—at that time I descend Myself.” Kali Yuga (Kalyug) that is “age of (the demon) Kali”, or “age of vice” is the last of the four stages the world goes through as part of the cycle of yugas described in the Indian scriptures. [Read More]

End of Mahabharata and Start of Kali Yuga

End of Mahabharata and Start of Kali Yuga Posted by VIBHOR MAHAJAN on MAY 9, 2012 _“karmany evadhikaras te ma phalesu kadachana ma karma-phala-hetur bhur ma te sango ’stv akarmani” (Bhagwat Gita: Chapter Two verse 47)_ “Sri Krishna said: _ You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not doing your duty. [Read More]

Lord Shiva Curse Lord Brahma

Once while travelling around the universe Lord Brahma reached the abode of Lord Vishnu. He saw Lord Vishnu resting on Shesh-Nag and being attended by Garuda and other attendants. Lord Vishnu did not get up to receive Lord Brahma. This act of Lord Vishnu got him angry. Very soon, verbal dual erupted between them to determine who is superior. It became so severe that a battle was fought between them, which continued for very long time. [Read More]