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Mahaganpati, Ranjangaon - Ashtavinayaka 0

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)

12 common characters from Ramayana and Mahabharata 1

12 Commom characters from Ramayana and Mahabharata

  There are many characters who appears both in Ramayana and mahabharata. Here it the list of 12 such characters who appears in both Ramayana and Mahabharata. 1) Jambavanth: who was in Rama’s army...

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...

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...

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 3

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...

Shakuni and Duryodhana playing Dice Game with Pandavas 0

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 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,...


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...


Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep VI : Krishna and Karna

Karna attaches an arrow to his bow, pulls back and releases – the arrow is aimed at Arjun’s heart.  Krishna, Arjun’s Charioteer, drives by sheer force the chariot into the ground several feet.  The...

Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep V : Story of King of Udupi 0

Fascinating Stories From Mahabharata Ep V : Story of King of Udupi

Five thousand years ago, the Kurukshetra war, between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, was the mother of all battles. Nobody could remain neutral. You had to be either on the Kaurava side or the...