10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW #16 The Spiritual Significance of Hanuman The goal of all mystical yearning is the union of the individual soul with the universal soul. In the Adhyatma (‘spiritual’) Ramayana, Sita represents the individual (jiva-atma), which has separated from the universal (param-Atma) symbolized by Rama. In a beautiful interpretation, Hanuman here is said toContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

Bhakt  Shiromani Prahlad # 3

Hiranyakashipu’s atrocities on devotee Prahlad (Bhakt Prahlad Ki Leela) Hiranyakashipu had become very powerful as a result of a boon from Lord Brahma. In this ego, he refused to accept Vishnu as God and gave himself the title of God. Whoever worshiped Vishnu in the three worlds, he would have killed him, but when heContinue reading Bhakt  Shiromani Prahlad # 3

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW #15 The Five-Headed (Panchamukhi) Hanuman – An Intriguing Image The Vaishnavas believe that the wind-god Vayu underwent three incarnations to help Lord Vishnu. As Hanuman he helped Rama; as Bheema he assisted Krishna; and as Madhvacharya (1197-76), he founded the Vaishnava sect. The Vaishnavas evolved a composite form of Hanuman with fiveContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW #14 Why Hanuman is Shown Tearing Open His Own Chest Once Sita gave Hanuman a necklace of pearls. After a while, the residents of Ayodhya observed him breaking the necklace and inspecting each pearl minutely. Intrigued they asked him the reason. “I am looking for Rama and Sita,” replied Hanuman.  Laughing atContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW #13 Why Idols of Hanuman are Red in Color Every morning in Ayodhya, Hanuman Ji would observe Sita put a red mark on her forehead and smear the parting of her hair with vermilion powder, enacting a ritual which is the exclusive prerogative of married women in India. Veer Hanuman Being naturallyContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

                   you must read #11 All the Devas, Asuras, and Gods [Even Lord Vishnu had come in his human form] were waiting for the Goddess to choose. Every God wondered who would be the lucky one. Goddess Lakshmi saw all the assembled Devas, Asuras, and Gods. She studied Dark God Vishnu with his beautiful twinkling eyesContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW #12 Hence was she trembling with wrath? With folded hands, Hanuman addressed her: “O Great Mother, no way have I compromised on the sacred worth of your milk. I am but a mere servant. During that visit, I had been instructed only to search for Sita and not kill Ravana. Had IContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW #11 Hanuman and the Potency of Mother’s Milk After the annihilation of Ravana, Rama asked Hanuman how he would like to be thanked for his services. He answered, “My lord, let me spend the rest of my days in your service.” Rama gladly accepted the request. Thus Hanuman too boarded the chariot,Continue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

      YOU MUST KNOW # 10 Hanuman and Tantra Tantra represents the occult side of Hinduism. With the aid of chants (mantras) and diagrams (yantras) Tantriks (practitioners of Tantra) channelize the powers of the cosmos for the advantage of humanity. Tantriks believe that Hanuman is the most accomplished of their lot having achieved the much- soughtContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

                   you must read #8 Indra nodded his head. Vasuki nodded his head satisfied. Being the king of snakes and a God, he could get away from all the stretching and pulling without getting hurt too much. Soon the big day arrived, the Devas and the Asuras went to Mount Mandara. They prayed to Mount MandaraContinue reading “10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu”

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

             you must know # 9 At last, the monkeys confronted Mandodari, the chief wife of Ravana. They bared their teeth, beat their chests, and began to grunt menacingly. Terrified, Mandodari lamented, “Woe is me. My husband meditates while monkeys threaten my chastity.” Her words ashamed Ravana, he opens his eyes and rushed to her defense. Continue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

                   you must read #7 The Gods bowed their heads and thanked Vishnu, their joy knew no bounds. Already their visit to Lord Vishnu had revived them. Indra and the other Gods began to feel stronger… ‘Take care of the other things.’ Vishnu said. As the Gods were about to leave, Vishnu called them, ‘ MakeContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

             you must know # 8 Navagrahas: Nine Planetary Gods – Surya, Chandra, Mangal, Budha, Brihaspati, Shukra, Shani, Rahu and Ketu Hanuman as Protector Against Negative Astrological Influences Mahiravana’s death filled Ravana’s heart with fear. He consulted the court astrologers who studied his horoscope and decreed that the alignment of celestial bodies was not in hisContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman you must know # 7

Hanumanji Saving Rama Lakshman from Mahiravan Hanuman took the form of a bee whispered into Rama’s ear, “When Mahiravana asks you to place your neck on the sacrificial block, inform him that being of royal lineage you have never learned to bow your head.  Tell him to demonstrate how to bow one’s head.” Mahiravana fellContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman you must know # 7

10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

 you must read # 5 Vishnu saw the tired Gods accompanied by Lord Brahma and narrowed his eyes, ‘Well Indra, What have you done now?’ Indra sighed and fell on his knees, ‘Lord, stop teasing me. You know everything that happens anywhere…Please do not shame me anymore…’ He said dejectedly looking downcast. Vishnu turned hisContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories of Lord Vishnu

10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman you must know # 6

Why Images of Hanuman Ji are Used on Amulets and Jewelry As the battle with Ravana progressed, the demon lost all his brothers and sons and it became clear that he was headed towards defeat. Finally, he sent for his only surviving son Mahiravana, a powerful sorcerer who ruled over the underworld (patala loka). MahiravanaContinue reading 10 Amazing Stories Of Lord Hanuman you must know # 6