Questions tagged [shukracharya]
Questions about Sukracharya, a God of planet Venus and Guru of Asuras, Daityas.
How was Devyani born ? Why was Jayanti considered as mother of Devyani?
Shukracharya (Guru of Rakshas) was father of Devyani . I have read that he gave birth to Devyani through his stomach. (correct me if I am wrong) Wiki tells us that he had three wives . But only one of ...
Did Shukracharya recite a mantra or did a ritual to ensure Yayati didn't incur the sin of begeting child from pratiloma marriage?
King Yayati was hesitant to marry Devayani as it would be a Pratiloma marriage. From Sambhava Parva Yayati, thereupon, replied, 'Beautiful one, I do not deserve thee. Thou art the daughter of Sukra ...
How did Shukracharya get Sanjeevani Vidya?
There are many instances where Shukracharya made use of his Sanjeevani Vidya to revive the dead Asuras. My question is how did he get this knowledge and who gave it to him?
Authentic sources of shukraniti?
Where can we get authentic book of shukraniti ? Please suggest some reliable sources online or offline.
Where did guru Shukracharya live?
Where did guru Shukracharya live? Did he live in India or in some other country?
What's the concept of the Kṛityā (कृत्या)?
Hiraṇyakaśipu via his guru, Śukrācārya, is said to have deployed Kṛityā to destroy Prahlāda. I have read that it's some kind of an ogress or an evil demoness. What's a Kṛityā? Is it some ...
Mṛta Sanjeevani Mantra
Despite having the knowledge of Mrit Sanjeevani Mantra (मृत संजीवनी मंत्र) - which could bring back anyone dead back to life again, Why didn't (or not able to maybe) Shukracharya revive Hiranyakasha, ...
Who was Shukracharya's mother?
We know that Shukracharya's mother was slain by Vishnu on behest of Indra. Matsya Purana claims it was Khyati. And then Bhrigu cursed Vishnu to be born 7 times. But Srimad Bhagvatam (4.1.43 to 4.1....
Shukracharya the Guru of Asuras
There is a Shukracharya who is the Guru of Bali Chakravarthi in Vamana avatar of Vishnu. There is also Shukracharya who is the guru of Vrushaparva, during the time of Yayati forefather of the Kurus in ...
Every Brahmin does aachman (purification) in the name of Vishnu. Then on whose name shukracharya will do so (aachman)?
Is shukracharya does aachman in the name of Vishnu or any other way? Because every Brahmin does aachman in the name of Vishnu. So what about shukracharya who hates Vishnu.
What's exact "ShukropAsita Mrityunjaya Mantra"?
Can someone tell me the exact "ShukropAsita Mrityunjaya Mantra" which is the combination of mrutyunjay mantra and gayatri mantra?
Why is Shukracharya connected with Venus & Brihaspati with Jupiter?
Of the navagriha some of the connections are quite apparent like those of Surya and Chandra with the star and satellite respectively. Shani is connected to Saturn and Budh to mercury & it is ...
Who were the gurus of Brihaspati and Sukracharya?
A Guru in Hinduism is of paramount importance in spiritual matters. So I want to know who were the gurus of Guru Brihaspati and Sukracharya? I heard that Shiva taught Shukra the art of reviving the ...
How & Why did Shukracharya become the guru of Daityas?
We know Brihaspati is the guru of Devas and Shukra of the Asuras. Both of them are sons of Brahma's Manas Putras so would have had equal chance to lead either of the clans so how did they end up on ...
What is the origin of Shukracharya gotra?
When I asked my parents, what is our gotra, they told me Shukracharya is our gotra. I tried searching over the internet but could not find about Shukracharya gotra. It is not present under the list of ...
Was Shukracharya a Brahmarishi?
Shukracharya was the preceptor of the asuras and was the only one who knew the sanjeevani mantra. Since he commanded such power, I'm wondering if he was a brahma-rishi. The wiki page as well as other ...
Story of Tara, Chandra and Tarakaamayam
In Jyotisha, stories are used to make astrological concepts easier to learn and remember. This wiki article describes the story of Chandra as such: Budha, a beautiful child, was born to Tara. ...
Did Sukracharya invite Lord Srinivasa for marriage with Goddess Padmavathi?
When I went to Tirupati a week ago, I read the story of Venkateswara on the walls of the main temple. It says Sukracharya invited Lord Srinivasa for marriage with Padmavathi on behalf of Gods. I could ...
Who is Allah according to Hinduism?
Who is Allah according to Hinduism? What do Hindu scriptures say about Allah? Are there any references to him in Hindu scriptures? BTW, I saw some blogs stating Shukracharya as Allah and all Muslims ...
Who was Sukracharya?
Sukracharya was a teacher of King Bali, and also of Ravana. Did both Bali and Ravana belong to the same Treta yuga? Who really was Sukracharya? Why did he support Asuras? When and how did he die?
Was Sukracharya ever the guru of the gods?
In the Adi Parva of the Mahabharata, Vaishampayana describes to Janamejeya the lineage of the gods, Asuras, and other beings, and in particular he says this about Sukracharya: The learned Sukra is ...
Where is the verse of Sukracharya quoted by Krishna?
In the Shalya Parva of the Mahabharata, before Bhima faces Duryodhana in the mace battle, Vishnu's incarnation Krishna warns Arjuna about how formidable Duryodhana will be, since Duryodhana has just ...
What is the story of Vishnu killing sage Bhrighu's wife Kavyamata?
In the Bala Kanda of the Ramayana, Rama is hesistant to kill the Rakshasi (demoness) Thataka because she's a woman, but the sage Vishwamitra tells him that even the gods have fought women when they ...