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Krishna and Jarasandha: A Mahabharata Story

Krishna and Jarasandha - Bheema killed Jarasandha in wrestling match

King Brihadratha of Magadha (ancient Indian kingdom in southern Bihar) was married to the twin daughters of the King of Kashi. Brihadratha loved both his wives equally and had all the material joys of the world, but no son. This left him in a depressed state. The sage Chandakaushika visited his kingdom and Brihadratha served him with respect. Being pleased …

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Krishna Visits Mathura: Krishna’s Childhood Story

Krishna Visits Mathura: Lord Krishna's Childhood Story in English

Now stories about Krishna’s deeds spread far and wide. When Kamsa heard about Krishna, he was sure that Krishna was Devaki’s eight born child, born to destroy him. He, in turn, planned to invite Krishna to Mathura (Uttar Pradesh, India) and have him killed. He summoned an old minister by the name of Akrura and sent him to Gokul with …

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Krishna and Rukmini: Lord Krishna Marriage Story

Krishna and Rukmini: Story Behind the Wedding of Sri Krishna

Bheeshmaka, the king of Vidarbha had two children, Prince Rukmi and Princess Rukmini. Bheeshmaka had heard many stories of Krishna‘s valor and secretly wished him to be his son-in-law. He knew that it might not be possible as Kamsa’s father-in-law, Jarasandha, was their overlord and he was Krishna’s sworn enemy. Vidarbha is the eastern region of the Indian state of …

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Story on Size of Lord Ganesha Idol: My Ganesha

Wisdom Story About Size of Lord Ganesha's Idol: My Ganesha

“How imposing and magnificent is this idol of Lord Ganpati” little Rohan asked his mother without moving his eyes from the imposing statue of Lord Ganesha. “Yes of course son. It is indeed quite splendid” his mother Kamla answered while mopping the floor. “Oh mother at least give it a glance” little Rohan insisted. Kamla turned her head and looked at the idol with …

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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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