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Significance of Gods, Goddesses on Lotus Flowers
Padma or Lotus Flower is revered with the gods Vishnu, Brahma, Kubera, and the goddesses Lakshmi, Saraswati, Bala, Gayatri etc. This is also considered as seed flower, from which the creator god Brahma was born. But, only the second Brahma …

Puri Jagannath is Lord Narasimha
Lord Jagannath in Puri is Narasimha, Lord Vishnu’s avatar who killed Hiranyakasipu. Tradition in Puri says that even before the appearance of Jagannatha as wood logs in sea, Narasimha was residing in Nilachala beside Kalpa Bata as Adi Narasimha. Lord …

Narasimha Avatar killed Hiranyakasipu at Multan, Pakistan
Hiranyakashipu, became king of the daityas after his brother Hiranyaksha was was killed by Varaha Avatar. Both brothers were born to Sage Kasyap and Diti. Hiranyakasipu had a wife Kayādhu, and they had four sons – Saṁhlāda, Anuhlāda, Hlāda …

Atheism originated as Charvaka or Barhaspatya sutras in Vedas
Athesim or Irreligion in ancient hinduism (dharma) was proposed by Brihaspati, the guru of devas. Vedas included this path of materialism as one of the ways of life. When vedas were segregated by Vyasa, these principals known as Bārhaspatya-sūtras…

Lord Rama Lineage, Family Tree till 1634 BCE
Lord Rama was born in the 81st generation of Ikshvaku Dynasty of Surya Vamsam or Solar Dynasty. This lineage continued for another 64 generations until 1634 BCE, where the last king Sumitra was killed by Chanakya’s contemporary Mahapadma Nanda. Brihadbala, …

Babri Masjid built on Ram Janmabhoomi after 1717 CE
Babri Masjid, the structure which was demolished on 6 December 1992 was not constructed atleast until 1717 CE. This is the official map of Rama Janmabhumi (Ayodhya) dated 1717 CE. It is now in City Palace Museum, Jaipur. This map …

Meaning & Significance of Maha Shivaratri
Maha Shivaratri is an annual festival dedicated to the god Siva and is celebrated mainly at midnight. Siva Purana, Skanda Purana, Linga Purana and Padma Purana narrate stories about how on this day, Siva drank poisonous negativity to protect the …