What are Lord Shiva avatars names (ekadasha rudras, bilva leaf)

What are Lord Shiva avatars names (ekadasha rudras, bilva leaf)

What are Lord Shiva avatars names (ekadasha rudras, bilva leaf) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Dear friends, let us now learn various information related to Lord Shiva one by one: Lord Shiva has been worshipped since unknown time now. Lord Shiva's worship is prevailing in Hindu Sanatana Dharma since time immemorial perhaps.  There are various historical and puranic references are present to the worship of Lord Shiva. We can find several divine personalities having worshiped Lord Shiva on different occasions for various reasons. Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu in his various avatars also worshiped Lord Shiva for Loka Kalyana (welfare of the ordinary people), Loka reetya (to teach how and why to worship Lord Shiva). Now let us know the more and very important information about Lord Shiva as per our Hindu Sanatana Dharma. First of all, let us know: Who is Lord Shiva? Lord Shiva was born as the son of Sri Brahma Deva. (Brahma is a padavi / rank. Among all...
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List of Lord Ganesh avatars unknown facts

List of Lord Ganesh avatars unknown facts

List of Lord Ganesh avatars unknown facts Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! Although Lord Ganesha has many characteristics, he can be easily identified by his beautiful elephant head. Lord Ganesha is widely admired through world and especially as the remover of obstacles and also he is the deva of high intellect and wisdom. As the god of start, Lord Ganesha is honored at the start of all the Hindu functions, rites and ceremonies etc. After knowing the "List of Lord Ganesh avatars unknown facts", let us know more information about Lord Ganesha. Now let us come to our main point and let us know the different incarnations of Lord Ganesha: The kathas / stories and legends of Lord Ganesha are very much clearly given in many Puranas / Puranic texts.  Out of which two Puranas, that is, Ganesha Purana and Mudgala Purana (both are Upa / sub Puranas) are totally dedicated to...
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What is Lord Ganesh birth story

What is Lord Ganesh birth story

What is Lord Ganesh birth story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Sri Parvati Devi and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! Lord Ganesha born as the son of Sri Parvati Devi  Lord Ganesha birth as per Skanda Purana As per Skanda Purana (it is considered as a 'Tamasa Purana'), Sri Parvati got Lord Ganesha out of her body’s mud. But here we should understand the correct and real meaning of this story and we must not take the story as it is, as it gives a wrong image of Sri Parvati Devi.   As per Skanda Purana, when Sri Parvati Devi made the rachana / creation of Lord Ganesha out of her body’s clay, does it mean that she had lot of clay / mud on her body? How that much of clay / mud can come to her body?  These are the few questions which appears mind in the mind of today's liberals. Let us go little back: When Sri...
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What is Andhakasur story (How Andhakasur was killed)

What is Andhakasur story (How Andhakasur was killed)

What is Andhakasur story (How Andhakasur was killed) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Shiva was once sitting on Mount Mandara. Parvati came up from behind, so that Shiva could not see her, and covered Shiva’s eyes with her two hands. Shiva could not see and everything seemed to be dark to him. Parvati’s hands sweated from the exertion and the sweat fell down on the ground. From this sweat, a dark and fierce creature was born and started to roar. Parvati, said Shiva, What are you up to? First, you cover up my eyes so that I can’t see. Next, you roar so as to frighten me. Not I, replied Parvati. See for yourself. I wonder where this creature has come from. She removed her hands and Shiva saw the being in front of them. It is our son, said Shiva. It was born from your sweat when you covered my eyes. Since it was born when my...
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How Parvati became Gauri (Killing of Shumbh and Nishumbh)

How Parvati became Gauri (Killing of Shumbh and Nishumbh)

How Parvati became Gauri (Killing of Shumbh and Nishumbh) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Lord Shiva and Sri Parvati Devi blessings to you and your family! There were two asuras (demons) named Shumbha and Nishumbha. They meditated a lot and pleased Sri Brahma Deva.  Sri Brahma Deva thereupon gave them the boon that they could not be killed by males.  Having obtained the boon, the two demons started to oppress the world. They drove the Demigods out of heaven and the Demigods went to Sri Brahma Deva, so that a solution might be found to the problem. Sri Brahma Deva went to Lord Shiva. You have to help the Demigods, he told to Lord Shiva. I have given Shumbha and Nishumbha the boon that they cannot be killed by males. Find a way so that a female is born out of Parvati Devi’s body. She will kill Shumbha and Nishumbha. I will try, replied Lord Shiva. When Shiva next met Parvati Devi, he addressed her...
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List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana)

List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana)

List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! All the Hindu Gods have their own unique weapons. Either they will be holding the weapons in their hands or can easily using the mantras or without using the mantras can make the weapons to appear whenever required. Starting from Bhagavan Sri Vishnu, all the Devatas (Demigods) also have their own weapons. These weapons are mostly used to slay and destroy the demons who are against the Dharma and want to spread the Adharma. In Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata Purana and many other Hindu scripts give explanation about these divine weapons used by Hindu Gods and Goddesses. First let us know the names and the God or Goddess who are using these weapons, then later let us know the explanation about each of the weapons. List of weapons used in Mahabharata (Ramayana) are as given below: Content: 1. Suryastra / Bhaskarastra : Lord Surya 2. Garudastra : Lord...
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How warriors are classified in Hinduism

How warriors are classified in Hinduism

How warriors are classified in Hinduism Namaste Sajjanas, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Hinduism is amazing and it has all the ingredients to look for. Hinduism has great Grantas (Hindu divine books) which describe anything and everything related to Hinduism (Sanatana Dharma) started from before the birth of a baby until and after death too. Hinduism explains how the heart beat starts, when it starts in the foetus (unborn baby). Hinduism has answers to all the questions around the world. Among those, let us now know about the different warriors classification in Hinduism. According to the Great Sanatana Dharma, there are different warriors who can be classified into different groups. Let us understand, how and why the warriors are classified into multiple groups: 1. रथी/ Rathi: He / She is a warrior capable of attacking a minimum of 5,000 warriors simultaneously. (Examples are Dasharatha Maharaja, Janaka Maharaja, Jatayu Pakshi, Vibhishana Maharaja etc). 2. अतिरथी/ Atirathi: He / She is a warrior capable of contending at least...
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What are Hindu Gods and Goddesses names

What are Hindu Gods and Goddesses names

What are Hindu Gods and Goddesses names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! We should always remember that there is only Bhagavan / God and all others are Devatas / Demigods: Bhagavan / God is Sri Vishnu / Sri Hari / Sri Narayana / Sri Rama / Sri Krishna - He has unlimited names. And all others are Devatas / Demigods. From Bhagavan Sri Vishnu, Sri Brahma Deva is born. From Sri Brahma Deva's 'manasa' (Divine mind), many divine Devatas are born including Lord Shiva. In every Kalpa a new Brahma Deva, a new Rudra Deva, a new Indra Deva is born. Similarly all the other Devatas are also born. Only Bhagavan Sri Vishnu is present since the 'aadi kalam' (Grand unknown time) and will stay until the 'ananta kalam' (Grand infinite time). Let us know the names of all of them: Sri Hari / Sri Vishnu / Sri Narayana and his consort name is Sri Mahalakshmi...
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List of Goddess Durga unknown facts (Various forms, weapons, etc.)

List of Goddess Durga unknown facts (Various forms, weapons, etc.)

List of Goddess Durga unknown facts (Various forms, weapons, etc.) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Goddess Durga Devi blessings to you and your family! Hi friends, let us think out of the box, but as per Hindu scriptures. Many people think of the imaginary Devi(s) known as Adi Parashakti, Om Shakti, etc. as the Durga Devi. Goddess Lakshmi is the last divine Goddess that comes to todays Kali Yuga people's mind. We should always remember that, whatever is given in Hindu scriptures has to be followed and never the fictional, mythical, unreal, non-existent, fantasy, etc. type of Gods and Goddesses. I am not trying to go against anyone's faith. But, we should always be aware of the real facts as given in the Hindu scriptures. Just for example, when someone is a student and want to buy one or more authentic text books which is as prescribed by a board. Thus, that student(s) should always get the text books which are prescribed by a board,...
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How Shumbh, Nishumbh, Mahishasur were killed (Arunachaleshwar grace on Parvati)

How Shumbh, Nishumbh, Mahishasur were killed (Arunachaleshwar grace on Parvati)

How Shumbh, Nishumbh, Mahishasur were killed (Arunachaleshwar grace on Parvati) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Goddess Durga Devi blessings to you and your family! The demons named Shumbha and Nishumbha had received boons from Sri Brahma Deva, according to which no deity, demon or Man could kill them. Shumbha and Nishumbha became excessively arrogant and started tormenting the Devatas / Demigods and humans. All the Devatas / Demigods went to Lord Shiva and requested for his help. Lord Shiva assured them that both the demons would be killed at the opportune time. The Devatas / Demigods were satisfied and returned back to their respective abodes. Sri Parvati Devi was of dark complexion. Sri Parvati Devi thought that Lord Shiva would be more affectionate towards her if she somehow discarded her dark skin. Thus Sri Parvati Devi eventually discarded her dark skin at a place and it instantly got transformed into 'Kaali Kaushiki'. Sri Parvati Devi, then did an austere tapasya / penance at Vindhyachala mountain. At that time, the...
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