Sage Veda Vyasa – Compiler of Vedas

Sage Veda Vyasa is the author of the greatest Indian Epic Mahabharata.  He was the great grandson of Sage Vasishta – the revered guru of Lord Rama. He was the son of Parasara Maharishi, the author of Parasara dharma Samhita, a code of laws stated for the current Kali Yuga. Sage Veda Vyasa Source: Wikipedia The […]

Krishna – Hrudaya vasa

In the court of the Kauravas was brought in Draupati, the wife of the Pancha Pandavas.  The Pandavas have gambled and lost their wife Draupati to the Kauravas. Duryodhana, the king of the Kauravas ordered his brother Duchadhana to remove Draupati’s clothing and humiliate her in front of the court. Draupati unveiled by Duchadhana (This […]

The truth about TRUTH

What is that people these days think about truth?  How many statements contrary to the actuality is being spoken every single day on the planet?  Do people today even know the meaning of Truth?   Truth (This image may be copyrighted) Source: Truth is that which has happened, is happening and will happen.  It […]

H2O in the Vedas

It is interesting to note that the chemical composition of water – H 2 O – two parts of hydrogen and one part of oxygen has been mentioned in the Atharvana Veda of the Indian Vedic System. Water composition in Vedas (This image may be copyrighted) Source: This composition of water has been mentioned […]

Legend of Karni Mata

Karni mata or Nari Bai is a 14th century lady saint of Northern India who is revered to this day as an incarnation of Goddess Durga devi.  She was born in the year 1387 in a village near Jodhpur to parents belonging to the Charan community. Karni mata (This image may be copyrighted) Source: The […]

Lord Shani Bhagwan

Lord Shani Bhagwan identified by the celestial planet Saturn in the cosmos is revered to have immense influence on the longevity and success in human lives. Shani Trayodashi (This image may be copyrighted) Source: He was born as the son of the Sun God Surya and Chaya Devi, the goddess of shadows or precisely the […]

The real name of the epic Ramayana

The great indian epic ramayana describes the life of Lord Rama. Ramayana Source: But guess what sage Valmiki, the author of Valmiki Ramayana named his work really. He had named it as ‘The Story of Sita’. He starts Ramayana with the sentence ‘Kruthsnam Seethayasaritham mahat’ which translates to ‘I recite the tale of the […]

Christmas decoration : Origin of Tinsels on Christmas tree

The origin of tinsels usage on the pine tree as a part of christmas decoration has a fascinating folk tale from the German countryside. It is also regarded as the Christmas spider legend. Christmas spiders (This image may be copyrighted) Source: Members of a poor german family were cleaning and decorating their small home in […]

Goddess of all misfortunes : Jyestha

Jyestha the Goddess of misfortunes Jyestha oftened referred to as Alakshmi or Mudevi (Moodevi) is the elder sister of Lakshmi – the goddess of all wealth and fortunes according to the Hindu scriptures.   A stone relief of Jyestha (goddess) Source: She is depicted with a pot belly and accompanied with two attendants behind […]