What are Bhishma unknown (greatness) facts

What are Bhishma unknown (greatness) facts

What are Bhishma unknown (greatness) facts Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Ugraayudha, the Raaja of Ajaamiidha vamsham, was very famous. He was a balavanta / very powerful. He even had got the Chakraayudham from Sri Hari.  However he then got Ahankaaram / arrogancy. With Bala-garvam (power and proudness), he used to unnecessarily do Yuddhams / war with other Kings.  He had stopped thinking about Dharmam-adharmam, Nyaayam-anyaayam (justice and unjustice), Saadhyam-asaadhyam (possibility and impossibility).  None used to stand before him in Yuddham / war. Many became his saamanta-raajas, others lost their lives in the Yuddham / war. This increased his Ahankaaram / arrogancy. Once he heard that Devavrata (Bhishmacharya) was a Veeraadhiveera (great warrior). He heard that in the Bhoo-mandalam (on earth), no one can defeat him.  Ugraayudha then decided to do Yuddham / war against Gaangeya (son of Ganga, that is Bhishma), so took a huge Sainyam / soldiers and reached Hastinaapuram. Just at that time the Pita...
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What is Amba, Ambika and Ambalika story

What is Amba, Ambika and Ambalika story

What is Amba, Ambika and Ambalika story Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! The birth of king Shantanu has a background, in which Chaturmukha Brahma Deva once visited the sea on a full moon day.  On that occasion, the sea (Varuna Deva) was sporting with the river Ganga (both are husband and wife) and threw a few water drops at Brahma Deva.  Brahma Deva became upset and cursed him to be born on the earth twice.  Consequently, Varuna Deva was born as King Mahabhishaka and again as Shantanu (both are avataras of Varuna Deva). Brahma Deva also cursed Ganga to meet her husband with the human body. "Shantanu" means "be calm" (some who has the shanti tanu / anga, that is clam body) Since Brahma ordered him to become calm, Varuna got the name Shantanu when he was born on the earth.  There is another explanation for Shantanu's name. By the touch of Shantanu, elderly people used to regain...
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What are Shantanu unknown facts

What are Shantanu unknown facts

What are Shantanu unknown facts Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu blessings to you and your family! Shantanu is one of the main characters of the great epic Mahabharata. Shantanu marries Ganga Devi and gets 8 children from her. Among those 8 eight due to curse, the first 7 children were flown into the Ganges waters by Ganga Devi. The last child was Devavrata, later came to be known as the mighty Bhishma. Later Shantanu marries Satyavati Devi. Shantanu is an avatar of Sri Varuna Deva and thus he had the powers to give blessings to his son Devavrata (Bhishma) to have a long life and Bhishma may die as per his own will and wish. As a preliminary to the story of Sri Krishna and the Pandavas, the origin of Chandravamsha is described. The early persons of chandravamsha and suryavamsha are as follows:  From this chart, it is clear that both chandravamsha and suryavamsha had originated from Sri Brahma Deva and originally...
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