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Bhima and Hanuman: Stories from Mahabharata

Bhima and Hanuman: Stories from Mahabharata

The Pandavas and the Kauravas lived in peace for some time. But the Kauravas were still jealous of the Pandavas and wanted to grab the whole kingdom. They invited the Pandavas to a game of dice and the Pandavas accepted the invitation. Sakuni cheated the Pandavas by using a loaded dice. The Kauravas won the game. The Pandavas lost their …

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Draupadi Swayamwara: Story From Mahabharata

Draupadi Swayamwara: Story From Mahabharata

Draupadi Swayamwara: The Pandavas were living in Ekachakra when they heard about the princess Draupadi. Draupadi was the daughter of Drupada, the King of Panchala. She was the most beautiful princess of the time. She was also talented and very noble. The kings and princes of many countries desired to marry her. Draupadi Swayamwara: Story from ‘Mahabharata’ is about the …

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House of Lac: Classic Tale From Mahabharata

House of Lac: Classic Tale From Mahabharata

The story of the ‘Mahabharata’ is about the Pandavas and the Kauravas. House of Lac: Classic Tale From Mahabharata – The five Pandava brothers, Dharmaputra, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva, were the sons of Pandu, the King of Hastinapura. The Kauravas were the one hundred sons of Dhritarashtra, Pandu’s elder brother. Dhritarashtra was blind. The people did not want a …

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Bakasura: Supernatural man-eater in Hindu epic Mahabharata

Bakasura: Supernatural man-eater in Hindu epic Mahabharata

Our King tried to fight the giant with a big army. But Bakasura was very strong. He defeated the King and his army… A rakshasa, “man-eater” in epic Mahabharata Bakasura: A Rakshasa – The Pandavas and their mother, Kunti, wandered about the country in disguise. After some time they reached a city called Ekachakra. There they stayed in a brahmin’s house. …

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Martyrdom of Younger Sahibzadas

छोटे साहिबजादों के साथ वजीर खान की क्रूरता

PART I – Martyrdom of Younger Sahibzadas Anandpur Battle and Separation of Guru Gobind Singh’s Family Martyrdom of Younger Sahibzadas: The brave and fearless Sikhs (army) of Guru Gobind Singh were engaged for months together in a prolonged battle with the Mughal army outside the Fort of Anandpur. Emperor Aurangzeb sent a message on oath that if the Guru and …

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Krishna’s Childhood in Vrindavana

Krishna's Childhood in Vrindavana

Krishna’s Childhood in Vrindavana: 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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