It was imperative that a child was born to shiva and Parvathy to save the world from the terror unleashed by Tarakasura. Shiva had cut short the desire for love through passionate meditation. Due to Parvati`s brilliant efforts and after much penance, she won the love of Lord Shiva.
Dronacharya’s legend as a great teacher and warrior is remarkable. He was a master of advanced military arts. He is one of the most powerful and destructive warriors in the Kurukshetra war. He was an invincible warrior whom no person on earth can defeat. But he met with an unrighteous end in the battle field.
Immortal and invincible, the figure of Hanuman towers in Indian mythology as a symbol of courage, devotion and love. The three titles in this Amar Chitra Katha tell the adventures of this mighty deity.
Rukmini is the principal wife and queen of the God Krishna, the king of Dwaraka. Krishna heroically kidnapped her and eloped with her to prevent an unwanted marriage at her request and saved her from evil Shishupala
Lord Ganesha is a propitious god, promising success, prosperity, and peace and is invoked before any sort of enterprise. It is his responsibility to decide between success and failure, to remove obstacles or create them as necessary. His pot-belly symbolizes a pitcher full of prosperity.
It is said that Lord Vishnu manifested himself in this temple in order to guide the people of Kali age towards emancipation. Therefore this temple is also called as Bhuloka Vaikuntam (the abode of Vishnu on the earth) and Lord Balaji is called as the Kaliyuga Pratyakshadaivam (manifested lord of the Kali age).
The Garuda is a legendary bird in the Hindu mythology. He is variously the vehicle mount of the god Vishnu. Garuda is generally a protector with power to swiftly go anywhere, ever watchful and an enemy of the serpent.
Abhimanyu is often thought of as a brave warrior on the Pandava side, willingly giving up his life in war at a very young age. Abhimanyu was praised for his audacious bravery and absolute loyalty to his father and his uncles. He was killed unfairly in the battle field.
Jarasandha grew up and became a very powerful king. He defeated many other kings and made them promise their allegiance to him making him supreme emperor. He gave both his daughters in marriage to Kamsa of Mathura. Now Krishna killed Kamsa, making Jarasandha an enemy.
The epic says, rather than delay matters any further, Hanuman, the powerful son of Vayu, the wind god, excised an entire hillside that was said to contain the plant, and took off. Lakshman was revived and the rest, as they say, is history.
Vishnu symbolizes the preserver, the protector and the sustainer of the world created by Brahma as well as the law of vedas. He is believed to have a very collected and benevolent nature with his centre character as guardian, protector and preserver of the world.