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  • King Mahabali – The legendary story of one of the greatest ruler ever

    The legendary story of King Mahabali is fascinating. He was an Asura and a big devotee of Lord Vishnu. Still today, he is most popular in the beautiful state of Kerala and was greatly respected in his kingdom as he was considered to be wise, judicious and extremely generous. Without a doubt, Kerala witnessed its […]

  • How did Shukracharya become the Guru of Asuras?

    Shukracharya is definitely one of the most interesting Rishis ever. His life is nothing less than a miracle and was indeed full of mysteries. The great sage was the son of Maharishi Bhrigu and Kavyamata and later, Shukracharya married Urjaswathi. According to Devi-Bhagavata Purana, Shukracharya was very bright as a child and he even went […]

  • The Significance and Story behind Govardhan Puja or Annakuta

    Govardhan Puja or Annakut puja is celebrated across India and Nepal to cherish the victory of Lord Krishna over the King of demigods Lord Indra. Lord Krishna taught the people of Vrindavan to worship nature. Annakut pooja is performed with immense gratitude, passion, and eagerness.  Govardhan Puja is performed on the fourth day of the Diwali […]

  • Lesser Known Facts About The King Of Gods Indra

    The God of Rain and Thunder, Indra is also known to be the king of the gods. Illustrated as the protector of Cows and priests as per the Vedic period, Indra was once revered as one of the main Gods like Brahma and Rudra. He is also the director of the skies and had the […]

  • 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 […]

  • Interesting story on how Anjaneya came to be known as Lord Hanuman

    The God of creation, Lord Brahma is believed to live in a beautiful divine palace in his heavenly abode. A very beautiful Palace, even deities cannot stop the admiration about it and frequently visited the palace. Among them was a beautiful apsara named Anjana. Seeing at the devotion and services of Anjani, Brahma decided to […]

  • 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 […]