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Story behind the birth of Lord Hanuman?

Story behind the birth of Lord Hanuman?

The story of the birth of Hanuman goes thus: Vrihaspati had an attendant called Punjikasthala, who was cursed to assume the form of a female monkey – a curse that could only be nullified if she would give birth to an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Reborn as Anjana, she performed intense austerities to please Shiva, who finally granted her the …

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Bali and Hanuman: How Hanuman saved Sugriva

Bali and Hanuman - Learn how Hanuman saved Sugriva from Bali

Kishkindha was the capital of the kingdom of the monkeys ruled by King Bali. One day, a terrible fight broke out between Bali and his brother Sugriva. Sugriva was so afraid of Bali that he went away to live in a hill called Rishyamukha with his minister, Hanuman. Sugriva chose to live on Rishyamukha, because Bali was cursed regarding the hill. …

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The Cratchits’ Christmas Dinner: Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Christmas Story: The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner

Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present stood in the city streets on Christmas morning, where (for the weather was severe) the people made a rough but brisk and not unpleasant kind of music, in scraping the snow from the pavement in front of their dwellings, and from the tops of their houses, whence it was mad delight to the …

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Ghosts On The Verandah: Story By Ruskin Bond

Ghosts On The Verandah

Bibiji, my neighbour, a warm, attractive woman in her early thirties, is fond of odd, macabre stories, most of which have their setting in her village near Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India). The other night Bibiji launched into an account of various types of ghosts she had known – the ghosts of immoral women – churels -who appeared naked with their …

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होली स्पेशल बाल कहानी: राजा की होली केक के संग

होली स्पेशल: राजा की होली केक के संग

मिट्टी की सोंधी महक के साथ ही ताजे केक की सुगंध हवेली के चारों ओर फ़ैल चुकी थी। पुरानी सी हलके पीले रंग की हवेली, जो अब तक गुमनाम पड़ी हुई थी आजकल “केक वाली हवेली” के नाम से जानी जाती थी। “केक वाली हवेली” का नाम गाँव वालों का ही दिया हुआ था क्योंकि उस हवेली को दूर से …

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हास्यप्रद बाल-कहानी: ऐसे मना दशहरा

हास्यप्रद बाल-कहानी: ऐसे मना दशहरा

“दशहरे पर मैं रावण देखने जाऊंगी” दस साल की चित्राणी ने एलान कर दिया। “और मैं हमेशा की तरह नहीं ले जाऊँगा” पापा ने अखबार पढ़ते हुए ही जवाब दिया। “क्या हो जाएगा, अगर हम लोग रावण देखने चले जाएँगे… पूरी दुनिया तो जाती है” मम्मी ने हर साल की तरह रटा रटाया वाक्य दोहराया। मम्मी की बात पर चित्राणी …

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Janmashtami: Story of Lord Krishna’s birth

Janmashtami: Story of Lord Krishna's birth

Old King Ugrasena of Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) had two children, Prince Kamsa and Princess Devaki. While King Ugrasena was a good king, Prince Kamsa was a ruthless tyrant. Now Princess Devaki was to wed a nobleman named Vasudeva. Kamsa out of the love he bore for his sister decided to be the bride and groom’s charioteer for the day. …

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Krishna and Narakasura: Hindu Mythology

Krishna and Narakasura: Naraka - asura son of mother Earth

Narakasura was a legendary figure, the progenitor of the Bhauma dynasty of Pragjyotisha. He is considered to be a son of Bhudevi, fathered by Vishnu in his Varaha incarnation. He is claimed as one who established Pragjyotisha. He was killed by Krishna and his son. Bhagadatta of Mahabharata fame, succeeded him. Bhoomi Devi (mother Earth) had a son named Naraka. …

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