As the sage Vishwamitra was his guru, there was very little that Lord Rama could do other than obey the same. So, he did as ordered and asked for Hanuman to be killed by a row of arrows. As this act was being executed, the next day everyone was surprised to see Hanuman chanting the name of Ram on his deathbed. What was stranger was the fact that the arrows failed to do any harm to the monkey Lord. This made Narada guilty of what he had done and made him come out in the open and confess the same. Consequently, Vishwamitra asked Rama to call off the death sentence for Hanuman, and Lord Rama was more than happy to be able to do that. … [Read more...] about Bond Between Lord Rama And Hanuman
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He immediately went to his father and asked him for a vehicle, so that the competition is fair. Lord Shiva granted his wish to have a vehicle and gave him a mouse. But how could he go around the world sitting on the mouse? Just then he realized that the whole world for a child resides in his parents. Therefore, he declared that since his parents are the whole world for him, he will take a round around them. … [Read more...] about Why Lord Ganesha Likes Modaka?
Birth- Ravana was born to a Brahmin sage Vishrava and a demon princess Kaikesi. He thus was blessed by all the scholarly qualities of a Brahmin and the immense power and strength of a demon. He was the grandson of Sumali, the Demon King. Kubera (the treasurer of all Gods) was his brother. And he also had a sister named Shoorpanakha. … [Read more...] about Ravana: A Tragic Hero
Akshaya Thritiya or the gold festival is one such seasonal festival of Baisakha (in April). Usually, it is celebrated on the third lunar day of the bright fortnight. On the 7th day from the Indian New-year on 1st Baisakh, people celebrate Akshaya thritiya. Like every other occasion, there is some importance of akshaya tritiya. In Sanskrit, the word 'Akshaya’ means no decay. It is believed in Hinduism that this day brings good fortune and luck in your life. … [Read more...] about Significance Of Akshaya Tritiya
Bathe the Idol or the picture with 'Gomootra' Follow the Shodashopachara vidhi to offer worship to the Lord. Lord Maha Vishnu is decorated with pleasant smelling flowers. Garland with fragrant flowers is offered to the Lord Maha Vishnu. Vishnu Sahasranama is a good mantra to chant on Akshaya Tritiya Day. At the end, offer Tulsi leaves. Perform the Aarti and distribute any prasad to everybody. Akshaya Tritiya Vrat Katha Once upon a time, there lived a good and pious man named Dharmadas. He was very polite and respectful of poor people and the Brahmanas. … [Read more...] about Akshaya Tritiya Vrat Katha And Vidhi