Folktales In English

Folktales In English

Krishna Kills the Snake Demon Aghasura

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 …

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Krishna’s Childhood in Vrindavan

Krishna's Childhood in Vrindavan

Krishna’s Childhood in Vrindavan: When Yasoda and Nanda found Krishna as their son, they performed all the religious ceremonies in secret, to avoid Kansa’s wrath. The family astrologer, Gargamuni, told the family, “Your son Krishna is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He will protect you from Kansa’s persecutions, and by His grace only, you will surpass all difficulties. Therefore raise …

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Guru Arjan Dev Birth And Childhood Stories

Guru Arjan Dev Birth & Childhood Stories

Guru Arjan Dev Birth And Childhood Stories: Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth descendant of Guru Nanak, was born on April 15, 1563. He was the youngest son of Bhai Jetha (later Guru Ram Das) and Bibi Bhani. There was great rejoicing everywhere in all the Sikh sangats at his birth. This unusual rejoicing surprised quite a few people, since this …

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Guru Arjan Dev Teachings And Related Stories

Guru Arjan Dev Teachings And Related Stories – Prithi Chand continued to pester the Guru to stop his religious and social activities. He tried to harm the Guru in whatever way he could. He became violently hostile and filled the path of the Guru with thorns. Guru Arjan was fortunate in having the loyal support of Bhai Budha and Bhai …

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