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Rewriting History, in the Past and Today

By AMITA KANEKAR

History, they say, is written by the victors. In other words, not just written, but rewritten, or manufactured at will. I recently came across an interesting essay on an example of this by the historian Hermann Kulke, where he discusses the origins of the Sringeri Matha in the hills of western Karnataka, not very far from Goa. 897 more words

Amita Kanekar

‪‎Lord Parashurama

LordParashurama‬ is worshipped as mool purush,and also known for ridding the world of kshatriyas 21 times over after the mighty king Kartavirya killed his father. He played important roles in the Mahabharata and Ramayana, serving as mentor to Bhishma, Karna and Drona. 141 more words

24 main lila-avataras - 18th Avatara - Lord Parashurama

There are 24 main lila-avataras of the Supreme Being.

18th Avatara – the mighty form of Parashurama

The Lord accepted the mighty form of Parashurama and annihilated the wicked class of warrior kings twenty-one times in order to free the earth of the burden of these nefarious rulers. 141 more words

24 main lila-avataras - 18th Avatara - Lord Parashurama

There are 24 main lila-avataras of the Supreme Being.

18th Avatara – the mighty form of Parashurama

The Lord accepted the mighty form of Parashurama and annihilated the wicked class of warrior kings twenty-one times in order to free the earth of the burden of these nefarious rulers. 141 more words

SRI VISHNU SAHASRANAMAM (SHLOKA 34) - PART 43

In this Part we will explore the meaning of the 34th Shloka of Sri Vishnu Sahasranamam.

Ishto’Vishishtah Shishteshtah Shikhandee Nahusho Vrishah    |
Krodhahaa Krodhakrit Kartaa Vishvabaahur Maheedharah     ||34|| 3,474 more words

Spiritual

Colțul mitologic: Capul Renukăi

(Yellamma Mahatmya)

Pentru detalii cu privire la poveste, citiți întâi Infidelitatea Renukăi.

Când Parashurama a ridicat toporul să-și ucidă mama, aceasta a fugit și s-a refugiat într-o comunitatea de castă inferioară în speranța că fiul ei de castă înaltă să n-o urmeze într-acolo. 125 more words

India

5 Lesser Known Tales from the Mahabharata

The Mahabharata is often known as the fifth Veda. It has often been said that reading the Mahabharata from start to finish will fill the reader’s mind with such knowledge and enlightenment that he is sure to achieve heaven. 857 more words

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