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Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep I : Story of Barbarik

Barbarik was the grandson of Bhima and the son of Ghatotkacha. Barbarik was supposed to be a brave warrior having learnt the art of warfare from his mother. Lord Shiva pleased with Barbarik’s talent...

Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva Ep III : Shiva’s fight with Narasimha avatara 1

Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva Ep III : Shiva’s fight with Narasimha avatara

Perhaps one of the least known stories about Shiva is his fight with Narasimha avatara of Lord Vishnu in the form of Sharabha. One version says he killed Narasimha! Another says Vishnu assumed another...

Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva Ep II : Parvati once donated Shiva 0

Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva Ep II : Parvati once donated Shiva

Parvati once donated Shiva to Brahma’s Sons on Narad’s advice. This happened when their second child, Ashokasundari, left home (Kailasha) for meditation. This is the story: When Kartikeya, their first child, was born, he...

Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva Ep I : Shiva and Bhilla 0

Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva Ep I : Shiva and Bhilla

The series ‘Fascinating Stories about Lord Shiva’. This series will be focusing on many known and unknown stores of Shiva. There will be a new story per episode. Ep I is a story about...

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Most Badass Hindu Gods/Goddesses Part III : Krishna

Most Badass hindu God which I would love to mention about is Lord Krishna. Starting right from his childhood. As a kid growing up in Brindavan, he sent a whole lot of  Asuras sent...

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Most Badass Hindu Gods/Goddesses Part II : Shiva

Shiva One of the most Badass Hindu GOD, also referred to by names like Rudra, Mahadev, Trayambak, Natraja, Shankar, Mahesh, etc. is considered the personification of the Masculine element of the universe. In the...

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Most Badass Hindu Gods/Goddesses Part I : Hanuman

The name of Lord Hanuman pops in my head when someone refers to the mightiest or the most amazing mythical character ever. The non-natives might address him as Monkey-God or Monkey-Humanoid. Almost all the...

What was the relationship between Draupadi and the Pandavas like? 0

What was the relationship between Draupadi and the Pandavas like?

Draupadi’s relationship with the Pandavas is complex and at the heart of the Mahabharat. 1. Draupadi and Arjuna: Let’s jump right in with the most important relationship: Draupadi’s and Arjuna’s. Of the five Pandavas,...