Mythology

Mythology short stories

Introduction to Planets

There are nine significant grahas(planets) in our solar system. Surya(SUN), chandra(MOON), kuja(MARS), budha(MERCURY), guru(JUPITER), shukra(VENUS), shani(SATURN), rahu(DRAGON's HEAD) and ketu(DRAGON's TAIL).

Rahu – Indian Mythology Story

Rahu, the great warrior who divides even the Sun and Moon in half, is born from the womb of Simhikaa. Rahu is not an actual planet. In reality, it is an intelligent concept unique to Indian astrology.

The Story of Parshurama – Sixth Avatar of Lord Vishnu

Parashurama, warrior with the axe, from the Treta Yuga. He is son of Jamadagni and Renuka and received an axe after a penance to Shiva. He is the first Brahmin-Kshatriya in Hinduism, or warrior-saint, with duties between a Brahmin and a Kshatriya.

Devi Lakshmi

Laxmi is a part of the Hindu Trinity of goddesses which comprises of Saraswati (consort of Brahma and goddess of arts and knowledge), Laxmi (wife of Lord Vishnu and goddess of wealth and prosperity) and Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva and goddess of spiritual wealth).

Devi Mahakali – History & Story

The Dark Mother Kali is a deity with whom devotees have a very loving and intimate bond, in spite of her fearful appearance. She is a fearful and ferocious form of the mother Goddess Durga.

Devi Mahakali – History & Story

The Dark Mother Kali is a deity with whom devotees have a very loving and intimate bond, in spite of her fearful appearance. She is a fearful and ferocious form of the mother Goddess Durga.

The Story of Chandra – Indian Mythology

The moon is the mind of all, the lord of the senses and the emotions and those who worship him assiduously lose their diseases and become happy. Among the Nakshatras (the lunar constellations of the Vedic zodiac) the Moon is incarnation of God in the lunar form and his esteem is magnified because Shiva, the lord of Mount Kailas, wears the crescent Moon on His forehead.

The Story of Shree Parshurama

Parshurama was the fifth son of Sage Jamdagni. As Rishi Jamdagni belonged to the Bhrugu clan, Parshurama was also known as Bhargava. His mother was Renuka and he was devoted to both his parents.