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Stotras related to Sri Ganesha – Sri Ganpati Atharvashirsha

Sanskrit: ॐ भद्रं कर्णेभिः शृणुयाम देवाः । भद्रं पश्येमाक्षभिर्यजत्राः । स्थिरैरङ्गैस्तुष्टुवाग्‍ँसस्तनूभिः । व्यशेम देवहितं यदायूः ।। English Translation: Om bhadram karnebhih shrunuyam devaaha | Bhadram pashchemakshabhirya jatraha | Sthirairangaistushtuvamsastanubhih | Vyashem devahitam yadayuhu Sanskrit:...

Lord Rama and Sita | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part VII : Shri Rama Avatar

Rama (राम) is the seventh avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, and a king of Ayodhya. Rama is also the protagonist of the Hindu epic Ramayana, which narrates his supremacy. Rama is one of...

Ahobilam, the place where the Lord killed Hiranyakasipu and saved Prahalada. | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part IV: Narasimha Avatar

Narasimha Avatar (नरसिंह), Narasingh, Narsingh and Narasingha, in derviative languages is an avatar of Vishnu and one of Hinduism’s most popular deities, as evidenced in early epics, iconography, and temple and festival worship for...

Vishnu as Varaha Avatara rescuing Earth from sea | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part III: Varaha Avatar

Varaha avatar (वराह) is the third avatar of the Vishnu which is in the form of a boar.  When the demon (asura) Hiranyaksha stole the Earth (personified as the goddess Bhudevi) and hid her...

kalchakra in Hinduism | Hindu FAQs 0

25 Amazing Facts about hinduism

Here are 25 Amazing facts about hinduism 1. Hinduism is the world’s 3rd largest religion closely following Christianity and Islam. However, unlike the top 2 religions, 95% of Hindus live in a single nation!...

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Who are the seven immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology? Part 2

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,...

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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...