What are the FAQs about Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc. (Part 3)

What are the FAQs about Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc. (Part 3) This has been continued from part 2. Link for part 2 is as given below: What are the FAQs about Hinduism, Mahabharata, Ramayana – Part 2 What are the FAQs about Ramayana, Mahabharata, etc. (Part 3)? 51. Which Lord Vishnu names are associated with rivers? Answer: Below given is a list of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu's different names associated with different rivers, expect 'Vasudevaadi' (Vasudevaadi means, except Vasudeva and others like Sankarshana, Pradyumna and Aniruddha all others names given here are associated with Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu's different names.) River names - Sri Hari Names Godavari - Narayana Ganga - Madhava Vapi - Govinda Narmada - Vishnu Manasa - Madhusudana Kumudavati - Trivikrama Chandra pushkarani - Vamana Bhimarathi - Sridhara Sarovara - Hrishikesha Saraswati - Padmanabha Sarita - Damodara Pushkarani - Purushottama Swami Pushkarani - Adhokshaja Bhava Nashani - Narasimha Tataka - Achuta Malahari - Janardhana Devakatha - Upendra Kalindi - Hari Krishnaveni - Krishna Pinakani - Keshava These below four names of Lord Vishnu is not associated with any river(s): Sankarshana Vasudeva Pradyumna Aniruddha More information you can get by clicking the...
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List of Dasharatha unknown facts

What are Dasharatha unknown facts Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Rama blessings to you and your family! In this post a long list of Dasharatha unknown facts has been discussed as given below: List of Dasharatha unknown facts: 1. Suryavansh / Solar Dynasty : Dasharatha is from the great vansh / lineage of Suryavansh (Suryavamsha). 2. Greatness of Suryavansh : This vansh / vamsha / lineage is so special and great, that all the kings who have come in this vamsha are having Awesome Behavior, Very Loving, Self Driven, Self-reliance, Willpower, Patience, Integrity etc. Dasharatha with his four children, viz, Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna. 3. Communication and Connection with people : That vamsha / lineage people were Communicating and Connecting with their people 24/7 & 365 days, Optimism, Self-confidence, Communicators, Expertise & Excellence, Focused, etc. 4. Positive Attitude : Positive Attitude, Perseverance, Definite Aim, High Vision, Purpose, Flexible, Masters of Time, Brave, Givers, High Self-Esteem etc. etc. etc. 5. Kings were following Dharma : And...
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Lord Shiva easy quiz

Lord Shiva easy quiz Shambho Shankara Hara Hara Mahadeva Lord Shiva is one of the main prominent Gods in Hinduism. There are innumerable points to know about Lord Shiva. Come friends, now let us know few of them. Let us play a quiz, which will also be a fun and knowledge gaining: 1. What is the meaning of the name 'Shiva'? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer Shiva means, he is someone who give the 'mangalakara' / auspicious things. Shiva - Shi = Mangalakar / Auspicious, va = giver. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. How many faces does Lord Shiva has? #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer Total five faces. Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText = document.getElementById("q2more"); var q2btnText = document.getElementById("q2mybtn"); if (q2dots.style.display === "none") { q2dots.style.display = "inline"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q2dots.style.display = "none"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 3. Why Lord...
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Lord Rama easy quiz

Lord Rama easy quiz He is the Purushottama. He is the greatest of all! Lord Rama's greatest is innumerable. He is the greatest of all. He is svayam Bhagavan. There is no one who is equal to him of greater to him. Today let us all know few very important points about Lord Rama and his Epic Ramayana. Come on dear friends, let's start: 1. Whose incarnation or avatar is Lord Rama? #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer Bhagavan Sri Rama is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. Who wanted to send Lord Rama on Exile? #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer Lord Rama's step mother Kaikeyi along with her maid Manthara. Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText = document.getElementById("q2more"); var q2btnText = document.getElementById("q2mybtn"); if (q2dots.style.display === "none") { q2dots.style.display = "inline"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q2dots.style.display = "none"; q2btnText.innerHTML...
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Lord Krishna easy quiz

Lord Krishna easy quiz He is mine most loving! 1. Why do we celebrate Janamashtmi? A) Sri Rudra Deva birthday B) Sri Brahma Deva birthday C) Devarshi Sri Narada birthday D) Bhagavan Sri Krishna birthday #q1more {display: none;} ... Answer is D) Bhagavan Sri Krishna was born on this day on earth. Show Answer function q1function() { var q1dots = document.getElementById("q1dots"); var q1moreText = document.getElementById("q1more"); var q1btnText = document.getElementById("q1mybtn"); if (q1dots.style.display === "none") { q1dots.style.display = "inline"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q1dots.style.display = "none"; q1btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q1moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 2. Who was the actual mother of Lord Krishna? A) Dakshayini B) Indrani C) Devaki D) Yashoda #q2more {display: none;} ... Answer is C) Mother Devaki. Show Answer function q2function() { var q2dots = document.getElementById("q2dots"); var q2moreText = document.getElementById("q2more"); var q2btnText = document.getElementById("q2mybtn"); if (q2dots.style.display === "none") { q2dots.style.display = "inline"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Show Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "none"; } else { q2dots.style.display = "none"; q2btnText.innerHTML = "Hide Answer"; q2moreText.style.display = "inline"; } } 3. Who...
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How many reasons needed to be a Hindu

How many reasons needed to be a Hindu Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) is called the 'aadi dharma' (a dharma which was started directly by Bhagavan Sri Hari (Vishnu) and it is existing since unknown age and definitely not just since 3k or 5k years). Sanatana Dharma means a Dharma which can never ever be 'anatha' (orphan). Sanatana means, this Dharma is directly protected by Bhagavan Vishnu and not by mere humans or unknown & so called people. Dharma means, a duty bound path whose duties are instructed directly by Bhagavan Vishnu. Bhagavan Vishnu has given us a list of Dharma (divine duties), which we need to perform until we are in the human form. If we don't perform, then we can't be called a humans. Night view of Venkatachala (Tirupati) temple. Now, let us under few important reasons to be a Hindu (Sanatana Dharmi): Hinduism teaches not only tolerance but universal acceptance. But tolerance doesn't means that if someone is abusing us and we need to keep...
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ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಮಹತ್ವ – ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ

ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಹಬ್ಬದ ಮಹತ್ವ - ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ನಮಸ್ತೆ ಸ್ನೇಹಿತರೆ, ಹೇಗಿದ್ದೀರಾ ನೀವು? ಭಗವಂತ ಶ್ರೀ ಕೃಷ್ಣನ ಆಶೀರ್ವಾದ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಹಾಗೂ ನಿಮ್ಮ ಕುಟುಂಬದವರ ಮೇಲೆ ಸದಾ ಇರಲಿ. ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ: 'ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ' ಪದಗಳ ಅರ್ಥವೇನು ಎಂಬುದನ್ನು ಮೊದಲು ಅರ್ಥಮಾಡಿಕೊಳ್ಳೋಣ: 'ಮಕರ' ಎಂಬುದು 'ರಾಶಿ'ಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಒಂದು ಮತ್ತು 'ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಅಥವಾ ಸಂಕ್ರಮಣ' ಎಂದರೆ ಶ್ರೀ ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವನ ಚಲನೆ ಎಂದು ಅರ್ಥ.  ಅಂದರೆ ಶ್ರೀ ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವ 'ಧನೂರಾಶಿ' ಯಿಂದ ‘ಮಕರ ರಾಶಿ' ಯತ್ತ ಚಲಿಸುತ್ತಾರೆ. ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ / ಸಂಕ್ರಮಣ ಎಂದರೆ ಒಂದು ಸ್ಥಳದಿಂದ ಮತ್ತೊಂದು ಸ್ಥಳಕ್ಕೆ ಹೋಗುವುದು ಎಂದು ಅರ್ಥ. ಸಂಕ್ರಮಣ = ಸಂ + ಕ್ರಮಣ. ಇಲ್ಲಿ ಕ್ರಮಣ ಎಂದರೆ ಚಲನೆ ಎಂದು ಅರ್ಥ. ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವರು ಧನೂರಾಶಿಯಿಂದ ಮಕರ ರಾಶಿಗೆ ಪ್ರವೇಶಿಸುವ ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯವು, ಸೂರ್ಯೋದಯದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಸಂಭವಿಸದಿದ್ದರೆ, ಅದನ್ನು ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿಯ ಹಬ್ಬದ ದಿನವೆಂದು ಪರಿಗಣಿಸಬಾರದು. ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಯಾವಾಗ ಆಚರಿಸಬೇಕು: ಶ್ರೀ ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವರು 'ಧನೂರಾಶಿ'ಯಿಂದ 'ಮಕರ ರಾಶಿ'ಗೆ ಪ್ರವೇಶಿಸುವ ದಿನವು, ಭಾರತೀಯ ಪಂಚಾಂಗದ ಪ್ರಕಾರ 'ಸೂರ್ಯೋದಯ'ದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ಚಲನೆಯು ಸಂಭವಿಸದಿದ್ದರೆ, ನಾವು ಅದನ್ನು ಹಬ್ಬದ ದಿನವೆಂದು ಪರಿಗಣಿಸಲು ಸಾಧ್ಯವಿಲ್ಲ.  ಭಾರತೀಯ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತದ ಪ್ರಕಾರ, ಸೂರ್ಯೋದಯದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಏನಾದರೂ ಸಂಭವಿಸಿದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾತ್ರ ನಾವು ಅದನ್ನು ಶುಭ ಸಂದರ್ಭ ಮತ್ತು ಸರಿಯಾದ ಸಂದರ್ಭವೆಂದು ಪರಿಗಣಿಸುತ್ತೇವೆ.  ಸೂರ್ಯೋದಯದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ, ಇನ್ನೂ ಶ್ರೀ ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವರು ಮಕರ ರಾಶಿಯತ್ತ ಚಲಿಸುತ್ತಿರುವ ಕಾರಣದಿಂದ ಸೂರ್ಯೋದಯದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾತ್ರ ಎಲ್ಲರೂ 'ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ ಅಥವಾ ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಮಣ'ವನ್ನು ಆಚರಿಸಬೇಕು (ಬಹುಶಃ ಮರುದಿನ - ದಯವಿಟ್ಟು ಈ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ತಿಳಿಯಲು ನಿಮ್ಮ ಸ್ಥಳೀಯ ಪಂಡಿತರನ್ನು ಸಂಪರ್ಕಿಸಿ). ಎಡ: ಶ್ರೀ ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವರು ತಮ್ಮ ಸಾರಥಿ ಅರುಣನೊಂದಿಗೆ. ಬಲ: ಶ್ರೀ ಸೂರ್ಯ ದೇವರು ತಮ್ಮ ಮಡದಿಯರೊಂದಿಗೆ. ಭಾರತವನ್ನು ಹೊರತುಪಡಿಸಿ, ಮಕರ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿಯನ್ನು ಇತರೆ ಕೆಲವು ದೇಶಗಳಲ್ಲಿಯೂ ಆಚರಿಸಲಾಗುತ್ತದೆ: 1. ನೇಪಾಳವು ತಮ್ಮ ಕ್ಯಾಲೆಂಡರ್ ಪ್ರಕಾರ ಜನವರಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇದನ್ನು ‘ಮಾಘೆ ಸಂಕ್ರಾಂತಿ’ ಎಂದು ಆಚರಿಸುತ್ತದೆ, ಇದು ಮಾಘ ತಿಂಗಳದ ಆರಂಭ...
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