Hindu mythology

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  • Prayers, drum beats, celebrations mark Maha Saptami in Bengal

    Prayers, drum beats, celebrations mark Maha Saptami in Bengal

    The Durga Puja spirit picked up on Wednesday which marked Maha Saptami -- day two of the Puja -- as attired in their best people visited puja marquees to pray to the Goddess and participate in the festivities across West......

    September 27, 2017
  • Tales of the old man

    Tales of the old man

    They say there is only one male river (rivers are considered female in India) and that is born in the Tibetan highlands. Of course, the name itself identifies it as the son of Lord Brahma ~ the creator of the......

    January 15, 2017
  • Vehicles of the gods

    Vehicles of the gods

    Hindu mythology talks at length of muppathu mukkodi thevargal, the innumerable celestial beings who rule all the worlds. Each god is blessed with a vehicle bird, beast, rodent and even reptile. Brahma, the creator, and his consort Saraswati, goddess of......

    January 12, 2017
  • Vehicles of the gods

    Vehicles of the gods

    Hindu mythology talks at length of muppathu mukkodi thevargal, the innumerable celestial beings who rule all the worlds. Each god is blessed with a vehicle bird, beast, rodent and even reptile. Brahma, the creator, and his consort Saraswati, goddess of......

    January 12, 2017
  • All creatures are the same

    All creatures are the same

    All Hindu mythology is intertwined with animals. Thousands of stories abound in all the texts, and the largest of wars is often due to a small insect being killed. Devdutt Pattanaik has put some of these stories into a book......

    August 21, 2016