Category: Krishna

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Who decides color for idols of hindu gods?

2 things. 1) Its in the stuti shlokas 2) As you want them to be. Eg Ganesha. As described in Atharvashirsha He is रक्तं लंबोदरं शूर्पकर्णकं रक्तवाससम्‌॥ रक्तगंधानुलिप्तांगं रक्तपुष्पैः सुपूजितम्‌॥ (1st image)

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How did Hanuman end up on Arjuna’s chariot in Mahabharata?

The emblem of Hanuman on the flag of Arjuna is another sign of victory because Hanuman cooperated with Lord Rama in the battle between Rama and Ravana, and Lord Rama emerged victorious. Lord Krishna...

Shri Krishna | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part VIII : Shri Krishna Avatar

Krishna (कृष्ण) is a deity, worshipped across many traditions of Hinduism in a variety of different perspectives. While many Vaishnava groups recognize him as an avatar of Lord Vishnu; some traditions within Krishnaism, consider...

The Dashavataras of Lord Vishnu | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu

Dashavatara ( दशावतार) refers to the ten avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. Vishnu is a member of...

Bhima Fighting with Jarasandha | Hindu FAQs 0

Jarasandha A badass villain from Hindu Mythology

Jarasandha (Sanskrit: जरासंध) was A badass villain from Hindu Mythology. He was the king of Magadha. He was the son of a Vedic king named Brihadratha. He was also a great devotee of Lord...

Dambhodbhava asking for a voon from Surya Dev | Hindu FAQs 0

Who was Karna and Arjuna in their previous birth?

Long long ago there lived an asura(demon) named Dambhodbhava. He wanted to become immortal and so prayed to the Sun god, Surya. Pleased with his penance, Surya appeared before him. Dambhodbhava asked Surya to...

Parshurama | Hindu FAQs 0

Who are the seven immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology? Part 4

The seven Immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology are: Aswathama King Mahabali Veda Vyasa Hanuman Vibhishana Krupacharya Parashuram Read the first part to know about the first two Immortals i.e. ‘Aswathama’ & ‘Mahabali’ Here: Who...

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Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep IX : Shakuni’s revenge against the kuru dynasty

One of the greatest (if not the greatest) revenge story has to be that of Shakuni taking revenge on the entire Kuru dynasty of Hastinapur by forcing them into Mahabharata. Shakuni’s sister Gandhari, the...

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Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep VIII : What is Karna’s Naga Ashwasena story?

Karna’s Naga Ashwasena story is one of the few fascinating story in Mahabharata about Karna’s principles. This incident took place on the seventeenth day of the war of Kurukshetra. Arjuna had killed Karna’s son, Vrishasena,...

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What are the similarities between Hinduism and Greek mythology? Part 2

Please do read our previous post “What are the similarities between Hinduism and Greek mythology? Part 1” So lets continue…… The next Similarity is between- Jatayu And Icarus :In Greek mythology, Daedalus was a...

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What are the similarities between Hinduism and Greek mythology? Part 1

There are many similarities among different mythical characters of different epics. I dont know whether they are same or related to each other. Same thing is there in Mahabharata and Trojan war. I wonder...

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Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep VII : Why did Arjuna choose Krishna to be his charioteer?

When Arjun and Duryodhan, had both gone to meet Krishna before Kurukshetra, the former went in later, and seeing the latter at his head, he sat at Krishna’s feet. Krishna woke up and then...