Questions tagged [prahlada]

For questions related to Prahlada, son of daitya Hiranyakashipu. He was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu who took the Narasimha incarnation to save him from his father. His mother was Kayadhu. Even though Prahlada is popular as a child devotee, he also ruled over the three worlds by defeating Indra in battle. His son is Virochana and grandson was Bali.

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What was Prahlada's age when his father was killed?

Prahlada says in his hymn to Sri Nrisimhadeva: My dear Lord, O infallible one, my position is like that of a person who has many wives, all trying to attract him in their own way. For example, the ...
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Did Prahlada think that the worldly people are 'fools and rascals'?

In His hymn to Sri Nrisimhadeva, Prahlada says: O best of the great personalities, I am not at all afraid of material existence, for wherever I stay I am fully absorbed in thoughts of Your glories ...
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Did 'Cinema Songs' exist during Hiranyakshipu's time?

The English translation of a hymn by Prahlada in Srimad -Bhagavatam (7/9/40) reads as My dear Lord, O infallible one, my position is like that of a person who has many wives, all trying to attract ...
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What is the story of Prahlada being slain by Indra?

In Mahabharata, Santi Parva, SECTION XCVIII, it is said by Indra himself that he has slain Prahlada. Having slain in battle Jambha, Vritra, Vala, Paka, Satamaya, Virochana, the irresistible Namuchi,...
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Why Holika died inside fire, in spite of a boon?

King Hiranyakashipu tried many ways to kill his son Prahlada. Holika was his sister with a boon that a fire can not burn/harm her. To kill Prahlada in fire, Hiranyakashipu asked her sister's help. ...