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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Why Ganesha is worshipped first

Why Ganesha is worshipped first

Why Ganesha is worshipped first Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before moving to know about "Why Lord Ganesh is worshipped first", let us very briefly know few basis information. Just before moving forward let us first understand the meaning of the word Ganesha: Meaning of the name (word) Ganesha is as given below: Ganesha = Gana + Isha - Here Gana means, a group of Demigods who live in Kailasha and are a happy group of Demigods who love to serve Lord Shiva and Parvati Devi. Now, let us know "Why Lord Ganesh is worshipped first" in detail as given below: Isha means, someone who is leading a group. Thus full meaning of the name...
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What is Sankalp vidhi, mantra, significance, importance

What is Sankalp vidhi, mantra, significance, importance

What is Sankalp vidhi, mantra, significance, importance Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! In the Hindu Sanatana Dharma sampradaya / tradition before performing any divine or good work we should undertake something known as 'sankalpa'. Sankalpa is a kind of type of resolution that we do ourselves and to the antaryaami Bhagavan / God who is within us.  The Hindu Sanatana Dharma Vedas says that the multiverses (unlimted Universes) has evolved through a 'Sankalpa' of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Etymologically, 'Sankalpa' is a Samskruta / Sanskrit word. The Vedic meaning of the word 'Sankalpa' means, someone doing a resolution, wish, desire, determination, aiming at, a free will. In English the word Sankalpa has few meanings like having good intention or taking an oath or doing a resolution to complete the wish of some personal work (of oneself of family or relative or friends or someone who is very close and beloved to us). Also, in English the word Sankalpa...
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List of Ashta Vasus names (information) (significance) (importance) (Purushottama masam relationship)

List of Ashta Vasus names (information) (significance) (importance) (Purushottama masam relationship)

List of Ashta Vasus names (information) (significance) (importance) (Purushottama masam relationship) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna (Vishnu) (Rama) blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "List of Ashta Vasus names (information) (significance) (importance) (Purushottama masam relationship)", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. First let us know the meaning of the words 'Ashta Vasu' before moving forward: Here, Ashta Vasu = Ashta + Vasu = Eight + Vasus. Eight Vasus (Ashta Vasus) are the group of Devatas (Deities) (Demigods) as per Sanatana Dharma. In this post (article) you will know the following (contents): Ashta Vasus represent the basic aspects of nature, that is, cosmic natural phenomenon | List of Ashta Vasus names (information) | Ekadasha (11) Rudras according to Padma Purana /...
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Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information)

Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information)

List of Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu (Krishna) and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "List of Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information)", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. Dear friends, let us now learn various information related to Lord Shiva including "List of Lord Shiva avatars" one by one as given below: 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. Lord Shiva name...
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Garuda Purana is good or bad (importance) (misconceptions) (good deeds) (facts) (Significance)

Garuda Purana is good or bad (importance) (misconceptions) (good deeds) (facts) (Significance)

Garuda Purana is good or bad (importance) (misconceptions) (good deeds) (facts) (Significance) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu (Krishna) blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "Garuda Purana is good or bad (importance) (misconceptions) (good deeds) (facts) (Significance)", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. Every Hindu Sanatana Dharmi (Follower of Hindu Sanatana Dharma) should know that - "Vedas are the great sacred scripts and Puranas are the backbone of Hindu Sanatana Dharma philosophy". All the eighteen Puranas contains essence of Hindu religion, civilization and culture. Lord (Sage) Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (He is an avatar of Lord Sri Vishnu) has played a significant role in the field of Vedic and spiritual literature. Lord (Sage) Sri Veda Vyasa Ji's works...
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What are Lord Dhanvantari amazing facts

What are Lord Dhanvantari amazing facts

What are Lord Dhanvantari amazing facts Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Bhagavan Sri Dhanvantari is an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and he is the physician of the unlimited universes. Bhagavan Sri Dhanvantari has been the king of Varanasi. Bhagavan Sri Dhanvantari is mentioned in the Puranas as the god of Ayurvedic science. Bhagavan Sri Dhanvantari, during the Samudra manthanam came out of the 'Kshirasagaram' (Ocean of divine Milk) with the nectar of immortality. In every household of India, it is an usual practice to pray to Dhanvantari and seek his blessings for sound health for themselves and their family members. This praying is done especially on Dhanteras or 'Dhanvantari Trayodashi' (It is the day when Bhagavan Sri Vishnu took the avatar of Bhagavan Sri Dhanvantari). This is celebrated as the "National Ayurveda Day" in India. First of all let us know the meaning of the word Dhanvantari: As said in the 'Sushruta...
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List of Mountains in India as per Hindu Puranas

List of Mountains in India as per Hindu Puranas

List of Mountains names in India as per Hindu Puranas Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! A Rishi / sage named Sutaji narrated the tale of Bhagavan Sri Varaha Swamy (an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu) to the other Rishis / sages, which he had heard from Bhagavan Sri Veda Vyasa Ji (an avatar of Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu): Once, while Maharshi Narada was wandering about, he reached Meru parvata / mountain, where he saw the abode of Sri Brahma Deva.  Maharshi Narada also saw a giant sized entity, just next to Sri Brahma Deva's abode. That person possessed chaturbhuja / four arms and his face resembled a boar.  That person held a shankha / conch and a chakra in his two hands. The remaining of his two hands were in the postures of giving blessings.  Maharshi Narada was very surprised to see that divine person being surrounded by Rishis / Sages like Vashishtha, Atri, Markandeya and...
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List of Lord Ganesha avatars

List of Lord Ganesha avatars

List of Lord Ganesha avatars Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before moving to know about "List of Lord Ganesh avatars", let us very briefly know some important information. 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 Ganesha avatars", let us know more information about Lord Ganesha. Now let us come to our...
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What is Lord Vamana and Bali story

What is Lord Vamana and Bali story

What is Lord Vamana and Bali story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! There was a demon named Bali (pronounce this name is Bali and not as Baali) who was descended from Hiranyakashipu vamsham / family. Extremely strong, he defeated the Devatagans / demigods and drove them out of svargalokam.  The mathru / mother of all the Devatagans / demigods was Sri Aditi Devi and Sri Aditi Devi was never wanted that her sons should suffer at the hands of rakshasas / demons.  Sri Aditi Devi therefore began to pray to Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu, so that she might have a powerful son who would provide a befitting reply to the rakshasas / demons, particularly to Bali Chakravarti.  For a thousand years the great Sri Aditi Devi meditated.  Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu was pleased at her prayers and appeared before Sri Aditi Devi.  "What boon do you wish for?" Bhagavan Sri Maha Vishnu asked.  "The rakshasas (demons) are oppressing...
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