What all things came out of samudra manthan (Churning of ocean)

What all things came out of samudra manthan Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! The real legend and classic समुद्र मंथन / ಸಮುದ್ರ ಮಂಥನ / samudra manthana (Samudra Manthana / Churning of ocean) is one of the popular phenomenon in Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma). This has been very clearly explained in Hindu Shastras (Hindu divine books) like Srimad Bhagavatam (Sri Vishnu Purana). The Samudra Manthana explains the origin of Amrita (Ambrosia), Kalpavriksha etc. (More names we will see below). Samudra Manthana episode shows both greed and need, that is, Rakshasas (Demons) showed the greed, whereas Devatas (Demigods) showed their need. Here Samudra Manthana = Ocean + Churning, that is churning of the ocean. Samudra Manthana is also known as Sagara Manthana or Kshira Sagara Manthana. Some people call it as simply 'Amrita Manthana'. Bhagavan Sri Vishnu made the Mandara parvata (mountain) the churning rod and Vasuki (Lord Shiva's neck snake) the rope, and svayam Bhagavan Sri Vishnu...
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Famous Vishnu temples in India (With deity images / pics)

Famous Vishnu temples in India (With deity images / pics) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! India (Bharat) is full of divine temples, starting from Jammu & Kashmir up to Kanyakumari and from Gujarat up to Arunachal Pradesh. A Devalaya or Mandir or Hindu temple is not just a religious place, but a scientific significance for every human and living being on this earth. Hindu temple is a structure designed to bring human beings and Devatas (Demigods) together, using symbolism to express the ideas and beliefs of Hinduism. This divine Hindu symbolism and structure of the Hindu temples are rooted way back to Vedic traditions. A Hindu temple incorporates all elements of the Hindu cosmos, that is, presenting the good, the evil and the human and as well as the elements of the Hindu sense of cyclic time and the essence of life. These are symbolically presenting Dharma, Kama, Artha, Moksha, and finally Karma. Today let us know...
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What are Hindu Gods & Goddesses vehicle (vahanas) names

What are Hindu Gods & Goddesses vehicle (vahanas) names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Dear friends, do you know that starting from Lord Vishnu, Goddess Sri Maha Lakshmi Devi all the Hindu Gods and Goddesses have different vehicles. In Sanskrit vehicle means vahanas or vahanams or vahans. Vehicles or Vahanas can also be called as mounts in English. Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma is having rich heritage and this Dharma is staying on this earth since the 'aadi kalam', that is, grand unknown time and will definitely last long until the 'ananta kalam', that is, grand infinite time. Hinduism or Sanatana Dharma can't be called as mere religion, no, never. Sanatana Dharma means, a Dharma which can never become 'anatha', that is, orphan. This is the basic meaning of Sanatana Dharma. Come on my dear friends, now let us know the Hindu Gods and Goddesses vehicle (vahanas) names. List of Hindu Gods and Goddesses vehicle (vahanas) names...
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What are Vaikuntha Ekadashi unknown facts (Mukkoti Ekadashi) (Vaikuntha North door Darshanam)

What are Vaikuntha Ekadashi unknown facts (Mukkoti Ekadashi) (Vaikuntha North door Darshanam) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Just before going to know about "What is Vaikuntha Ekadashi (Mukkoti Ekadashi) (Vaikuntha North door Darshanam)", let us have a brief about Ekadashi. Ekadashi in Sanskrit means the 11th lunar day (tithi) in Hindu calendar (Panchang) that occurs twice in a lunar month both in Shukla paksha (bright fortnight) as well as in Krishna paksha (dark fortnight). This means, we normally get two Ekadashi days in a lunar month (Chandraman Panchang) and thus, in a year there will be 24 Ekadashi days. Whereas, sometimes even more Ekadashis days are found, that is because whenever there is Adhika masam (Extra month) as per lunar calendar (Chandraman Panchang / Chandramana Panchanga). List of Vaikuntha Ekadashi unknown facts are as given below: Ekadashi is the most favourite day of Lord Vishnu Ekadashi is also known as Hari Din Ekadashi day has given...
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Lord Shiva most beautiful images (pics) with meaning

Lord Shiva most beautiful images (pics) with meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Let us all see different types of Lord Shiva most beautiful images (pics) with meaning. Here, we have considered Lord Shiva's different scenarios, that is, Lord Shiva's different divine situations has been considered and also it's meaning has been given along with the image (pic). Starting from Lord Shiva's family member names, other images (pics) with meaning has been shown here. Come on my dear friends, let us see various images (pics) of Lord Shiva with meaning. Lord Shiva with his very loving vahanam (mount / vehicle) Nandi in sitting and standing positions. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati Devi doing natyam (Divine dance). Lord Shiva drinking the ‘halahala’ poison during the samudra manthana. Thus Lord Shiva is also called as ‘Neelakantha’. Neelakantha = Neela + Kantha = Blue + Throat. Lord Shiva riding on his vahanam (mount / vehicle) Nandi. Lord Shiva doing...
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What are Sanskrit language unknown facts (origin, importance)

What are Sanskrit language unknown facts (origin, importance) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sanskrit word is originally pronounced as Samskruta (संस्कृत / ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತ / samskr̥ta). But due to language and pronunciation difference, people have started to pronounce it as Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the oldest language on earth. Sanskrit is as old as this universe and earth itself. Sanskrit is existing on this earth since the 'aadi kalam', that is, from grand unknown time. Similarly, Sanskrit will stay on this earth until the 'ananta kalam', that is, grand infinite period. All the great and divine Hindu (Sanatana Dharma) scriptures like Vedas, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, etc. all are written in this language itself. List of Sanskrit language unknown facts are as given below: Sanskrit is pronounced as Samskruta (संस्कृत / ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತ / samskr̥ta) Sanskrit is the oldest language on earth Sanskrit is existing since the aadi kalam Sanskrit will exist until the ananta kalam Hindu scriptures are written in Sanskrit itself Even God...
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What are Lord Vishnu characteristics (Lakshanas)

What are Lord Vishnu characteristics (Lakshanas) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! How can someone can know about the characteristics of Lord Vishnu. Can we know about Lord Vishnu from our parents? Can we know about Lord Vishnu from our Guru? Can we know about Lord Vishnu by reading the Hindu scriptures like Vedas, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, Upanishads, etc. Can we know about Lord Vishnu by seeing his deities in Tirupati (Srinivas, Venkatesh), Pandarpur (Panduranga, Vittala), Udupi (Sri Udupi Krishna), Dwarka (Dwarkadhish), Badrinath (Badri Narayan), Mathura (Sri Krishna), Srirangam (Sri Ranganatha), Puri (Sri Jagannath), etc. Can we know about Lord Vishnu in our dreams, or how can we know about Lord Vishnu? Our Shastras like Vedas, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, Upanishads, etc. tell that, we can know about Lord Vishnu by knowing his characteristics, by knowing his attributes, by knowing his qualities. This is the best means of understanding, endearing, loving Lord Vishnu. The everlasting, real and precise...
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Why should we know about God (Lord Vishnu)

Why should we know about God (Lord Vishnu) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! This question is highly important and this question is been asked since the 'aadi kalam' (grand unknown time) and will be asked until the 'ananta kalam' (grand infinite time). But, we should always remember that, why a question is raised, then answer for that question will be also available for the person who really wants to know the correct answer(s) as per Hindu Sanatana Dharma texts. Hindu God Bhagavan Sri Vishnu is present since the 'aadi kalam' and will be present until the 'ananta kalam'. Lord Vishnu is known as 'guna paripurna', that is, he is having all the infinite qualities and no other Devatas (Demigods) is having such all the qualities. Thus, Hindu Sanatana Dharma always says to know the corrects as per the Hindu scriptures and not the answer(s) given by a particular person(s) from his / her own...
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What are Karna wives and sons names

What are Karna wives and sons names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Karna can be called as an unfortunate hero of the Mahabharata and definitely Duryodhana is the biggest sinner. Karna was an avatar of Lord Surya, while Duryodhana is the same as Kali of Kali Yuga. We can't call Duryodhana as an avatar (of Kali). Because avatar is used for great souls. Duryodhana is the most vile kind of person and thus he can't be called as an avatar. Both Karna and Duryodhana had ample amount of opportunities to be good, but Duryodhana refused all of them completely and since Karna was a friend to Duryodhana, he too did the same. Karna and Duryodhana got fruits as per their Karmas. They, both ended up losing their kith and kin too. Now, let us know about the wives and sons of Karna. Karna had 9 sons. List of Karna sons names are as given...
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Who is the main god in the Vedas (Rigveda)

Who is the main god in the Vedas (Rigveda) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Just before going to know about the "Who is the main god in the Vedas (Rigveda)", let us have a brief idea about few important points. We should always remember that, all mantras, shlokas, stotrams, words, alphabets, etc. always extol and eulogizes only Lord Vishnu. This has been said by various Rishis, Sages, Saints, Devatas (Demigods), etc. unlimited times since 'aadi kalam' (grand unknown time). Even all the Puranas, Upanishads, Itihasas, Ramayana, Mahabharata etc. have been revealing the same since the 'aadi kalam' (grand unknown time). Even the great Vedas have instructed that Lord Vishnu is the supreme and one and only Ishwar (God) and all others are Devatas (Demigods) starting from Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Brahma, Goddess Sarasvati, Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Lord Indra, Lord Kama Deva, Lord Surya Deva, Lord Chandra Deva, etc. Thus, it is natural to sneak into the...
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