SukaMuni and King Janaka

SukaMuni and King Janaka Shuka Muni was the son of Veda Vyasa. To read more about the Shukamuni early life (click here). Shuka is also known as Sukadeva, Shukadeva, Suka, Sukadev, Sukadeva Gosvami. Shuka was said to have been knowledgeable right from the time he was in his mother’s womb. Shuka is often, portrayed as […]

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Three Kashi princess Amba, Ambika and Ambalika

Three Kashi princess Amba, Ambika and Ambalika King Shantanu and Satyavati had two sons, Chitrangada and Vichitravirya. Chitrangada became king of Hastinapura after the death of Shantanu. Once Gandharvas king came to challenge Chitrangada. A fierce battle took place between the two warriors war lasted for three years. In the end, Gandharvas defeated Chitrangada and killed […]

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Nahusha’s eternal questions to Yudhishtira

Nahusha‘s eternal questions to Yudhishtira Nahusha was king of Pratishthana. For more details on Nahusha please read the story of Nahusha in link given below. https://animatedwater.com/2020/09/27/sage-agastyas-curse-transformed-nahusha-into-snake/ After sage Agastya cursed Nahusha to become a python, he wandered in bhuloka as a python for thousands of years. As foretold, he was waiting for Yudhishtira, the one who would relieve […]

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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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Devavrata’s Early Life and Bhishma Pratigya

Devavrata’s Early Life and Bhishma Pratigya  Devavrata is commonly known as Bhishma. He was the most illustrious man of his times. Devavrata was also known as Bhishma Pitamaha and Gangaputra Bhishma. He is the eighth son of Kuru King Shantanu and Goddess Ganga. He took human form due to a curse. To read curse of Astavasu please […]

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Kul Guru Kripacharya

Kul Guru Kripacharya Kripacharya was Kul Guru of the Kuru dynasty. He was also known as Raj Guru (royal teacher) of Hastinapur. Kripacharya was considered as the foremost Rishi of Kaliyuga. Kripacharya is the most important and striking personality of Mahabharata. He was considered the fourth avatar of Brahma. Kripacharya was a descendant of sage […]

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