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History of Kumbh Mela: Why and Where it is celebrated?

Kumbh Mela is the largest cultural and religious human gathering on earth in which millions of devotees from all around the world gather together to bathe in the sacred river. It is believed that one who takes a dip in the water of the holy rivers attains moksha. It drives away all their sins and they are blessed by the divine and become eligible for the liberation from the cycle of birth and death. (image source- google images) Kumbh Mela is organized every three years on a rotation basis in…

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Padmanabhaswam Swami Temple Door History Mythology Travel 

What is the mystery of Padmanabhaswamy Temple vault?

Padmanabhaswamy Temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style and the Tamil style. The Moolasthanam of the temple is the Ananthapuram Temple in Kumbala in Kasargod District. The temple is a replica of the Adikesava Perumal temple located in Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari District to some extent. The principal deity Lord Vishnu is enshrined in the “Anantha Shayanam” posture, the eternal yogic sleep on the serpent Adisheshan. Sree Padmanabhaswamy is the guardian deity of the royal family of Travancore. The…

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#DidYouKnow – Lord Jagannath Temple In Kanpur Can Predict Rain?

Since ancient times farmers have used various means to predict the scale of rainfall to make their agriculture decisions. Did you ever think that there is a temple that can predict Monsoon? You can call it superstition or a belief that many farmers gather at the Lord Jagannath temple to know about rainfall predictions. This temple seems to be a boon for the farmers!! How Can Temple Predict The Rainfall? Also known as Rain temple, Lord Jagannath temple is located at Bhitargaon Behata in Ghatampur area of the district Kanpur.…

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Dashavatara Mythology 

Dashavatara – 10 Avatars of Lord Vishnu on Earth

Lord Vishnu is one of the principal deities of Hinduism and one of the “preserver” in the Hindu trinity (Trimurti) that includes Brahma and Shiva. Lord Vishnu takes various avatars as “the preserver, protector” whenever the world is threatened with evil, chaos, and destructive forces. His most notable avatars include Lord Rama in the Ramayana and Lord Krishna in the Mahabharata. He is also known as Narayana, Jagannath, Vasudeva, Vithoba, and Hari. Dashavatara refers to the ten primary avatars of Lord Vishnu who is said to descend in form of…

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Lepakshi Temple Mythology Travel 

What Is The Mystery Behind The Hanging Pillar Of Lepakshi Temple?

Lepakshi is a culturally, historically and archaeologically significant village in Andhra Pradesh. The village in the Anantapur District is the location of various shrines dedicated to  Lord Shiva, Vishnu, and Veerabhadra which were built during the king Vijayanagara’s period (1336–1646). Lepakshi is one the best places to visit from Bangalore city. It is located approximately 120 km north of Bangalore. Let’s know what is the mystery behind the hanging pillars of Lepakshi temple? The village is also regarded as the place where Jatayu fell down after being injured by Ravana. Jatayu…

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Ram setu bridge Mythology 

Ram Setu bridge connecting India and Sri Lanka manmade or natural?

As per Hindu Epic Ramayana, Ram Setu bridge was built by Vanara Army so that Lord Rama and his army can cross the ocean to reach Lanka. Nala is the Vanara, who is credited as the engineer of the Rama Setu, a bridge across the ocean between Rameswaram and Lanka. The bridge is also known as Nala Setu, the bridge of Nala. However, Hindu Epic Rama Charita Manasa credits Nala and his brother Nila both for the bridge’s creation. WHO BUILT RAM SETU AND WHY IT WAS MADE? As per…

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common characters in ramayan and mahabharat Mythology 

11 Common Characters Who Appeared In Both Ramayana And Mahabharat

Ramayana and Mahabharat are greatest ever epics from Hindu mythology.  Though these two epics are from different eras, there are few characters who are common in both. You will be surprised to know about these common characters and their stories. If you have an interest in Hindu mythologies, you will love to read. Here are 11 common characters in Ramayana And Mahabharat. 1. Vayu Deva – The lord of air, Vayu Deva is the father of both Hanuman and Bhima. Hanuman is known as Pavanputra, and Bhima is known as Vayuputra. Therefore,…

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Rats in Karni Mata Temple Bikaner History Mythology Travel 

Karni Mata Temple | A Temple In Rajasthan Where Rats Are Revered

Karni Mata Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Karni Mata. The temple is located at Deshnoke, Rajasthan. You can reach the temple from Bikaner, it is approximately 30 KM from Bikaner. The Rats are worshipped here and hence it is also known as the Temple of Rats. Karni Mata was a Hindu warrior sage who is supposed to live more than 150 years. She was born in October 1387 and she is said to be disappeared in March 1538. Her death could not be confirmed. She was also referred…

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What Happened To The Mountain Lord Hanuman Airlifted To Srilanka?  

Lord Rama along with his vanara army was fighting the battle with Ravana. In the battle, Meghanada, son of Ravana hurled a deadly weapon at Lakshmana and he fainted and fell down on the ground. Lakshmana was severely injured and about to die, he could only be cured with Sanjeevani booti which is found in mount Dronagiri (Mahodaya) in the Himalayas. Sanjeevani is a magical herb which has the power to cure serious nervous system problems.  It was believed that Sanjeevani herb could be used to prepare various medicines. These medicines…

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differences Ramayan ramcharitmanas Mythology 

11 Differences Between Ramayana and RamCharitManas You Must Know

Ramayana and RamCharitManas are great Indian Epics which tell us the Journey of Lord Rama, Lord Vishnu’s 7th Avatar on Earth. However, there are many differences between Ramayana and RamCharitManas. We are looking at some of the important differences. 1. Ramayana was written by sage Valmiki in Treta Yuga in the Sanskrit language.  Sage Valmiki was a contemporary of Lord Ram. RamCharitManas was written by great Awadhi poet Goswami Tulsidas in Kaliyuga in Awadhi language. Tulsidas lived in the 15th century AD from 1511 to 1623. 2. The word Ramayana…

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