Story of Ramahrada (राम-ह्रद ) pilgrimage

Ramahrada (राम-ह्रद ) - is holy place situated approximately 12 Km far from Jhind -Hansi Road in RamRai village.  Parshurama does the offering to his ancestors at...

What is the origin or source of सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः ( Sarve...

सर्वे भवन्तु सुखिनः , सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः । सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु,  मा कश्चिद्दुःखभाग्भवेत् । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ Meaning: May all be Happy, May all be free from Illness. May all see what is Auspicious, May no one become part of suffering. Om Peace, Peace, Peace. अर्थ - "सभी सुखी होवें, सभी...

What is the meaning of word called “गोविन्द”

Word गो: has many meanings like वाणी / वेदः, धरा, धेनुः, इन्द्रियं ( speech, earth, cow, senses )   गोविन्दम् = गां विन्दति इति गोविन्द:, ...

Wrong pronunciation of “हृषिकेश” formed ऋषिकेश

This word "ऋषिकेश"  was formed due to wrong pronunciation of original word "हृषिकेश"   हृषिकेश (Hrishikesh) means the Lord of senses, Vishnu   हृषीकाणाम् (इन्द्रियाणाम्) ईश: हृषीकेशः ( षष्ठी...

How were Rakshasa (राक्षस) & Yaksha (यक्ष) were born ? Who was the first...

As mentioned in Ramayana - Uttarakand - Chaturath Sarga ( चतुर्थ​ सर्ग ) When Lord Ram asked the Rishi Augusta,  that who were the Rakshasa born before the...

How was Ravana and his brother were born ? – Mahabharata View

There is another view about the birth of  Ravana and his brothers. This is mentioned in Mahabharata - Vana Parva - Ramaupakhan parva (रामोपाख्यान पर्व)...

Who are Maruta ( मारुत् ) and how were they born ?

This story is mentioned in Valmiki Ramayan - Balakanda - chapter 46 , after the defeat of Asura's in Devasura battle, the Diti went...

Story of Vindhya mountain and rishi Agastya

Vindhya (विन्ध्यः) is a range of mountain which separates north India from the south; it is one of the seven Kulaparvatas ( कुलपर्वत ) The Vayu Purana (45.88)...

महाभारत के पर्व

  No. of Parva Parva Name (पर्व) Sub Parva (उप-पर्व ) Content 1 Adi Parva (आदिपर्व ) अनुक्रमणिका पर्व पर्वसंग्रह पर्व पौष्य पर्व पौलोम पर्व आस्तीक...

What is Panchatantra (पञ्चतन्त्र ) ?

Panchatantra (पञ्चतन्त्र ) is an ancient Indian Sanskrit text of interrelated animal fables. It was written by Vishnusharma ( विष्णु शर्मा ) Book is divided...