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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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