MYTHOLOGY 105: TWIN DEMONS

Long Ago, when the entire world was filled up with an ocean, Vishnu was Sleeping on his bed of Throne. From his ear wax, twin demons named Madhu and Kaitabha were born. They fed on the sea water, and developed further. The twins started to wonder, How were they created? Who were their parents? WhyContinue reading “MYTHOLOGY 105: TWIN DEMONS”

MYTHOLOGY 104 : BUDDHA & OFFERING OF ABUSES

Gautama Buddha used to go out with a begging bowl to gather a piece of nourishment for the afternoon. Whenever he passes in front of a house, the woman of the house would come out with some prepared food, and offer it Buddha. Buddha would accept it, thank the woman and leave for his place.Continue reading “MYTHOLOGY 104 : BUDDHA & OFFERING OF ABUSES”

MYTHOLOGY 103: LAYER OF POISON, WHO NAMES THEIR KID LIKE THAT

Another great king of the Ikshvaku clan is Sagara chakrvarthi who was the ancestor of Lord Rama and King Bhagiratha. It is also believed that the sea is called “Sagara” because of this renowned king! Sagara was the son of Bahuka of the Ikshvaku clan. It was at that time when Bahuka didn’t have anyContinue reading “MYTHOLOGY 103: LAYER OF POISON, WHO NAMES THEIR KID LIKE THAT”

MYTHOLOGY 102 : FISH INCARNATION

Satyavrata, the King of pre-antiquated Dravida and a devout follower of Lord Vishnu, who later was known as Manu was washing his hands in a river when a little fish swam into his hands and begged him to save its life. He put it in a container, which it soon outgrew. He at that pointContinue reading “MYTHOLOGY 102 : FISH INCARNATION”

MYTHOLOGY 101 : ASH DEMON

Once upon a time there was a demon, he was also a devout follower of Lord Shiva. He performed incredible penance to get a blessing from Shiva. Because of his repentance, Mahadev agreed for his request and ask him for his wish. He requested immortality, but Shiva disagreed stating that the Gods are not supposedContinue reading “MYTHOLOGY 101 : ASH DEMON”

MYTHOLOGY 100: INTRODUCTION

What is Mythology! If we go by the etymology of the word mythology, it is made of Greek roots Muthos (Myth) & -Logia (a study). It means mythology is the study of myth, which itself is an oxymoron, how can we study something which is false or inexistent. But in many religions, mythology is aContinue reading “MYTHOLOGY 100: INTRODUCTION”

WORLD WATER DAY

Not too far in a future, in the Central London, a person is crawling slowly in the sand. Another person looking everything through the television turns to his wife and said, “poor fellow is dying, but he can’t even afford a sip of water.” He further adds, “look at the irony, he is dying ofContinue reading “WORLD WATER DAY”