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When Goddess Lakshmi Begged: Hindu Folktale

Wisdom Folktale about Diwali Festival: When Goddess Lakshmi Begged

Long Long ago there was a king in Jaisalmer whose name was Rawal Prithvi Singh. His kingdom was very prosperous. He built up his capital with latticed windows and large havelis (palaces). He also captured some areas of neighboring kingdoms. But he was not broadminded. His success made him unreasonable, foolish and haughty. One day, while he was in his …

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भारत की लोकप्रिय लोक कथाएं: जादुई ढोल – आराधना झा

पश्चिम भारत के एक छोटे-से राज्य में, धर्मराज नामक एक बुद्धिमान और न्यायप्रिय राजा रहता था। उसकी प्रजा के मन में उसके लिए बहुत श्रद्धा और आदर था। राजा धर्मराज बहुत लम्बा, ऊंचा और रूपवान था। उसके सिर के बाल काले और घने थे जिन्हे उसका ख़ास कोई भोलू ही काटता था। भोलू यह काम कई वर्षों से कर रहा …

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चतुर सुनार: भारत की एक रोचक लोककथा बच्चों के लिए

चतुर सुनार

एक समय की बात है – एक राजा था, जिसे अपने बुद्धिमान होने का बड़ा घमंड था। उसका विशवास था कि पूरे राज्य में एक भी ऐसा नही है, जो उसे धोका देकर साफ़ निकल जाए। एक दिन यह बात उसने मंत्रियों से कही। सबने हकमी भर दी, सिवाय एक के। राजा को बड़ा आश्चर्य हुआ। “क्या तुम नही मानते …

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गणेश जन्म: हिंदी पौराणिक कथा

गणेश जन्म: हिंदी पौराणिक कथा

Lord Ganesha is one of the most widely worshiped deities in the Hindu patheon. Ganesha is widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles and more generally as Lord of Beginnings and Lord of Obstacles (Vighnesha (विघ्नेश, विघ्नेश्वर)), patron of arts and sciences, and the deva of intellect and wisdom. Ganesha has been represented with the head of an elephant since …

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श्री गणेश जी: सर्वप्रथम उनकी पूजा – आखिर क्यों!

श्री गणेश जी: सर्वप्रथम उनकी पूजा - आखिर क्यों!

Our devotion gets redoubled when we find Ganapati available in the home or temple. We all have special and dedicated reverence towards Ganapati. The Hindu people across the world (specially India) do worship this omnipresent God first. Though the people of the world do worship this powerful elephant headed God first, very rare numbers of people know why Lord Ganesha …

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Krishna Kills the Snake Demon Aghasura

Krishna Kills the Snake Demon Aghasura

One day the cowherd boys were playing their games, such as imitating peacocks and running after birds’ shadows on the ground, when they came upon a mountain cave. This was actually a demon-brother of Putana‘s, who had expanded himself into an eight-mile long snake to kill the boys. The opening to the cave was his mouth. The boys felt a …

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