Saraswati is known and worshiped as goddess of knowledge. She is the creator of all creative arts, poetry, music and science. Saraswati appeared as a divine river, water deity, as mentioned in RIGVEDA.
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.
This book is to dispel the doubts of those who are new on the path, for experienced seekers in search of fresh insights; and for anyone who wants simply to rejoice in the presence of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. The book can be read from front to back, or according to questions you find most relevant. Free Knowledge CD inside.
Bheema and Lord Hanuman can be termed as brothers, as they both are born to Lord Pawan, the god of winds. While Hanuman was a constant companion of Arjuna, Sri Krishna was in company of Arjuna, Bheema’s brother.
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.
The entire life story of Rama and His companions allegorically discusses duties, rights and social responsibilities of an individual. It illustrates dharma and dharmic living through model characters.[
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.