Why Drona asked Ekalavya thumb (finger) (Why Krishna killed Ekalavya)

Why Drona asked Ekalavya thumb (finger) (Why Krishna killed Ekalavya)

Why Drona asked Ekalavya thumb (finger)? (Why Krishna killed Ekalavya? Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! We all know that Ekalavya had made the clay statue of the Guru Dronacharya and he was practicing the Dhanur Vidya (archery) and was also had become master in some of the Dhanur Vidyas (archeries). After some time, Dronacharya comes to know about the Ekalavya practicing Dhanur Vidya by keeping a statue of himself. Once Dronacharya meets Ekalavya and asks him "why are you practicing Dhanur Vidya (archery) by keeping my statue in front" and for this Ekalavya replies that "Guru Deva, I have accepted you as my Guru and I have been practicing Dhanur Vidya (archery) since then". Later Dronacharya after few days again meet Ekalavya and asks him right hand's Thumb finger as the Guru dakshina. Ekalavya without any hesitation cuts off his finger to give his Thumb as the Guru dakshina to his Guru Dronacharya. We should think...
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Lakshman not sleeping for 14 years in forest story

Lakshman not sleeping for 14 years in forest story

Lakshman not sleeping for 14 years in forest story Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Rama blessings to you and your family! Just before going to know about the "Lakshman not sleeping for 14 years in forest story", let us have a glance about the family of Dasharatha. Dasharatha had three wives. There names were Kausalya, Sumitra and Kaikeyi. Dasharatha and Kausalya had Bhagavan Sri Rama as the son. Bhagavan Sri Rama is the first son of Dasharatha. Bhagavan Sri Rama is the 7th avatar of Bhagavan Sri Vishnu. Bhagavan Sri Rama comes to earth to clean this earth from the 'Adharmis' (some who are against Dharma). Dasharatha and Sumitra had two sons, namely Lakshmana and Shatrughna. Lakshmana was an avatar of Sri Aadi Shesha Naga. Shatrughna was an avatar of Sudarshana chakra. Dasharatha and Kaikeyi had one son and his name was Bharata. Bharata was an avatar of Panchajanya Shankha which Bhagavan Sri Vishnu holds in his hand. Now, let us move to...
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How Lord Brahma got mystified in front of Lord Krishna

How Lord Brahma got mystified in front of Lord Krishna

How Lord Brahma got mystified in front of Lord Krishna Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Lord Brahma the biggest God of this universe after Lord Vishnu and Goddess Maha Lakshmi Devi, once thought of mystifying swayam Bhagavan Sri Krishna Paramatma.  He reached the Dwaraka Puri and saw billions and trillions of Lord Brahmas there. One Lord Brahma had 10 faces, one Lord Brahma had 100 faces, one Lord Brahma had 1000 faces and so on. Thus the Lord Brahma of our universe got himself in such an embarrassing position, that after seeing so many Lord Brahmas of different universes got himself mystified.  All the Lord Brahmas heads were bowing down in front of the Bhagavan Sri Krishna Paramatma. Infinite number of Lord Brahma praying to Bhagavan Sri Krishna Our four headed Lord Brahma forgotten that he is Lord to one universe only, whereas Bhagavan Sri Krishna Paramatma or Srimann Narayana is Lord of billions and trillions...
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List of wars between Gods and Demons (Wars between Suras and Asuras)

List of wars between Gods and Demons (Wars between Suras and Asuras)

List of wars between Gods and Demons (Wars between Suras and Asuras) Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! In Hindu Sanatana Dharma wars are described in different granthas (Hindu divine books). Usually wars are fought between Suras (Devatas / Demigods) and Asuras (Demons).  Both Suras and Asuras are highly capable. Suras and Asuras both were very well equipped with different weapons (शस्त्र / आयुध / śāstra / āyudha / weapons). But the difference is about Dharma. Suras are usually with Dharma and Asuras are normally with Adharma. The great Hindu Sanatana Dharma teachings prescribe war as the final choice to be applied only after all peaceful methods are depleted. Participation in Dharmic yuddha (Righteous war) was said to be honourable and was a principal duty of the Kshatriyas (Warriors of Hinduism), and victory in such wars was regarded as a matter of great pride. List of wars between Gods and Demons are as given below: Narasimha Yuddha Vamana Yuddha Varaha...
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List of Naraka (hell) names with meaning (Hinduism)

List of Naraka (hell) names with meaning (Hinduism)

List of Naraka (hell) names with meaning in Hinduism Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! If one worships Bhagavan Sri Vishnu with flowers and especially with Tulasi leaves, or one who always make the smarana (chanting) of Bhagavan Srimann Narayana, then that person will never go to Naraka (Hell). There are several such Narakas. Although people do not wish to die or if they die also they would never ever would dream to go to Naraka, they are bound to die once their predestined time span on earth has been exhausted. One then has to pay for whatever sins one might have committed. The sinners suffer and those who have performed good deeds are naturally rewarded. There are in fact two gates that lead into Yamaloka. The Dharmatmas (one who follow the Dharma of Bharatiya Sanatana Dharma) are brought by yamadutas (Yama’s servants) through the western gate and are then taken to svarga or as...
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List of Manvantaras (Indras and Manus) names

List of Manvantaras (Indras and Manus) names

List of Manvantaras (Indras and Manus) names Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Sri Hari sleeping on a leaf and water before the start of a new Kalpa and thus His name is Sri Narayana (In Sanskrit Nara = water and ayana means resting / sleeping). In Hindu Sanatana Dharma, Manvantara is a cyclic period of time identifying the time frame, monarchy, age etc. of a Manu. Here a Manu is the ancestor of the mankind. The present Manu name is called as 'Vivasvana Manu'. In every Manvantara, seven Rishis, certain Devatas / Demigods, an Indra, a Manu, and Kings are created and similarly at the end of the Manvantara they are perished in the same way. Each Manvantara is distinguished by an unique Manu who rules that particular Manvantara, of which we are currently in the seventh Manvantara of fourteen, which is ruled by Shraddhadeva Manu. List of Manvantaras (Manus) names are as given...
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List of Goddess Ganga (river) unknown facts

List of Goddess Ganga (river) unknown facts

List of Goddess Ganga (river) unknown facts Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! The most holy of tirthas is the confluence of the rivers Ganga and Yamuna. List of Goddess Ganga (river) unknown facts are as given below: Birth from Sri Hari foot Stays in Kamandala of Sri Brahma Deva Sits on head of Lord Shiva Tapasya by Bhagiratha Attains perpetual good health Emerging from foot of Lord Vishnu Yamuna daughter of Lord Surya Thinking all pain is relieved And many more... 1. Birth from Sri Hari foot : The main reason is that Ganga is the putri / daughter of svayam Sri Hari. She gets birth from the feet of Sri Hari. What punya would Ganga Devi had done to be born from the feet of Sri Hari. This is the most important reason that river Ganga is the most pavitra (Divinely pure) river on this earth. 2. Stays in Kamandala of Sri Brahma Deva : The second most reason is...
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What is Dharmo rakshati rakshitah (good deeds fruits) meaning

What is Dharmo rakshati rakshitah (good deeds fruits) meaning

What is Dharmo rakshati rakshitah (good deeds fruits) meaning Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! The meaning of Dharmo rakshati rakshitah (good deeds fruits) is as given below: 1. dharmō rakṣati rakṣitaḥ shloka : First of all, let us know this shloka and understand it's meaning: धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः / ಧರ್ಮೋ ರಕ್ಷತಿ ರಕ್ಷಿತಃ / dharmō rakṣati rakṣitaḥ (Dharmo Rakshati Rakshitah). 2. Meaning of the above shloka : dharmō rakṣati rakṣitaḥ : dharmō = Dharma (Sanatana Dharma), rakṣati = Who follows the Dharma, serves as per Dharma, protects the Dharma as per Sanatana Dharma, rakṣitaḥ = Will be protected by Dharma itself. 3. Follower of Dharma : Anyone who is following the Dharma as per Sanatana Dharma, someone who serves the Dharma, that is, for example serves his parents, looks after the family. 4. Obey Sanatana Dharma : Protects the country, follows the rules & regulations as per Sanatana Dharma, does the pooja of Bhagavan on daily basis, reads &...
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List of Chandravansh (Lunar dynasty) family tree (members) names

List of Chandravansh (Lunar dynasty) family tree (members) names

List of Chandravansh (Lunar dynasty) family tree (members) names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! Just before going to "What is the Chandravamsha (Chandravansh) (Lunar dynasty) family tree", let us have a brief about Bhagavan Sri Krishna and Pandvas families. Bhagavan Sri Krishna was born in the great family of Chandravamsha (Chandravansh) (Lord Chandra / Moon lineage). In India, the Chandravamsha (Chandravansh) or Lunar dynasty is famously known as 'Yaduvamsha' as he was one of the great King of the Chandravamsha (Chandravansh) or Lunar dynasty. Few of the great people belonging to this great Chandravamsha (Chandravansh) (Lunar dyanasty) are:  1. Bhagavan Sri Krishna, 2. Vishwamitra, 3. Kuru, 4. Yayati, 5. Yadu, 6. Santanu, 7. Bhishma, 8. Yudhishthira, 9. Bhima, 10. Arjuna, etc. We all Indians should be highly proud of being born in this greatest country Bharata (India). We have born in this greatest country as we may have done some 'punya karma' (good deeds) in our earlier...
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List of Suryavansh (Solar dynasty) family tree (members) names

List of Suryavansh (Solar dynasty) family tree (members) names

List of Suryavansh (Solar dynasty) family tree (members) names Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Rama blessings to you and your family! Just before going to "List of Suryavamsha (Solar dynasty) family tree (members) names", let us have a brief about Bhagavan Sri Rama and his family. Bhagavan Sri Rama was born in the great family of Suryavamsha (Lord Surya / Sun lineage). In India, the Suryavamsha or Solar dynasty was founded by the great king Ikshvaku. Few of the great people belonging to this great Suryavamsha (Solar dyanasty) are Mandhata, Muchukunda, Ambarisha, Bharata Chakravarti, Satya Harishchandra, Dileepa, Sagara, Raghu etc. We all Indians should be highly proud of being born in this greatest country Bharata (India). We have born in this greatest country as we may have done some 'punya karma' (good deeds) in our earlier lives. Now let us move on to know the "What is the Suryavamsha (Solar dynasty) family tree" Sri Suryavansh (Suryavamsha / Solar Dynasty) family tree was first...
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