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  • 7 Interesting Curses in Hindu Puranas You Probably Don’t Know

    If you’ve seen some of the old, “dramatic” Bollywood movies, then you might have heard this dialogue quite often: “I CURSE YOU”, and as the storylines thicken, the curse actually does affect the person and his/her fate. In Hindu epics, there have been some interesting Shraaps (Curse) that have been addressed to gods and mortals that […]

  • How Lord Indra’s Body Covered With Vaginas Later Became Eyes

    We all are well aware of the fact that Lord Indra is known to be the Lord with thousand eyes or the thousand-eyed god but not many of us know the story behind the same. The story of Lord Indra, Sage Gautama, and his wife Ahalya. Story behind Lord Indra developing a thousand eyes on […]

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    19 Famous Saints of Shaivism You Should Know

    An ancient sect of Hindu dharma that goes back to at least 3000 years, Shaivism took its shape mainly in the southern India though it had found its adherents in the early Vedic works of Svetavatara Upanishad. There were great devotees who took Shaivism with devotion and meritorious religious compositions. They were the ones who […]

  • Story of Valmiki – How sage Narada Helped a Dacoit to be a Maharshi

    Valmiki is known mostly from the great epic of Hindus called “Ramayana”, the life story of Lord Rama. He is also believed to be the author of Yoga Vasistha, a text that elaborates on a range of philosophical issues. It is believed Valmiki existed in Tetra Yuga and envisioned the life of Lord Rama as […]