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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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Krishna & Syamantaka Gem: Lord Krishna Story

Krishna and Syamantaka Gem - Story of Lord krishna youth days

Satrajit, a nobleman of Dwarka, was a devotee of Surya, the Sun God. Surya being pleased with Satrajit’s devotion appeared before him and gifted him the Syamantaka gem. The Syamantaka gem’s specialty was that it could magically produce eight measures of gold a day. Satrajit became a really wealthy man. Krishna then approached Satrajit and told him that he should …

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Birth of Lord Krishna: Incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Birth of Lord Krishna

Krishna was born in a tense historical period proceeding a devastating war. The warring factions built up so many weapons that the burden on the earth became unbearable. Finally the goddess of Earth took the form of a cow and prayed to Lord Brahma for relief. Lord Brahma called all the demigods to the shore of the Milk Ocean to …

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Guru Hargobind Singh: Life and Times

Guru Hargobind Singh - Life and Times

Guru Hargobind Singh and his unique leadership of the Sikhs after the brutal execution of Guru Arjan by the Mughal emperor Jehangir. Guru Hargobind Singh was only 11 years old when he was appointed the Guru. The Sikhs were already a community of people who had a culture that was distinct from all others – Sikhs were a community that …

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बीकानेर की वीरांगना: वीर राजपूत नारी की लोक कथा

बीकानेर की वीरांगना: वीर राजपूत नारी की लोक कथा

अपने सतीत्व और पतिव्रता – धर्म की रक्षा करना ही भारतीय स्त्रियों के जीवन का एक अनुपम और पवित्र आदर्श रहा है। उनके सतीत्व के वज्राघात से बड़े-बड़े साम्राज्यों की नींव हिल उठी, राजमुकुट धूलि में लोटने लगे, मानव – वेषधारी दानवों की दानवता और व्यभिचारमूल्क अत्याचार का अन्त हो गया। किरण देवी या राजरानी किरण देवी मेवाड़ सूर्य महाराणा …

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रूपनगढ़ की राजकुमारी – वीर राजपूत नारी की लोक कथा

रूपनगढ़ की राजकुमारी - वीर राजपूत नारी की लोक कथा

‘अपनी कन्या को शाही बेगम बनने के लिये तुरंत दिल्ली भेज दो!’ औरंगजेब के इस संदेश के साथ दिल्ली से एक सेना भी रूपनगढ़ के राजा विक्रम सोलंकी के पास पहुँची। अनेक राजपूत नरेशों ने अपनी कन्याएँ दिल्ली को भेज दी थीं। विरोध करने में केवल सर्वनाश ही था। कोई मार्ग न देखकर राजा प्रस्तुत हो गये। राजकुमारी को भी …

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