Sage Agastya’s curse transformed Nahusha into snake

Sage Agastya‘s curse transformed Nahusha into snake Nahusha was a famous king of the Chandravansha (lunar dynasty). Nahusha ascended the throne after his father Ayu and became the king of Pratishthana. He married Ashokasundari, the daughter of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Nahusha was a powerful king and his kingdom was very prosperous. Nahusha performed a […]

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Nahusha and Ashoka Sundari

Nahusha and Ashoka Sundari Pururavas was the first king of the Lunar Dynasty. He and his wife Urvashi (celestial nymph) had 6 sons. Ayu or Ayus was the firstborn, Ayu succeeded the throne after Pururavas and became the king of Pratishthana. Ayu married Prabha. Prabha is also called Indumati, she was the daughter of Asura […]

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The mysterious birth and life of Veda Vyasa

The mysterious birth and life of Veda Vyasa According to Hindu mythology, Vyasa is considered one among seven immortals (Chiranjivis). Vyasa is the author of Vedas, Puranas and Mahabharata including Bhagavad Gita. He is the son of Satyavati and Maharishi Parashara. The festival, Guru Purnima is dedicated to Veda Vyasa. It is also known as Vyasa Purnima which happens to the […]

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