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Are ALL devotees of Lord Shiva cursed by Rishi Bhrigu to follow anti-Vedic principles?

It appears that the interpretation of the shloka of 4th Canto is not correct. actually Srimad Bhagavad Mahapurana has at no space criticised Lord Shiva or shaivism. On the other hand, in the ...
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Are ALL devotees of Lord Shiva cursed by Rishi Bhrigu to follow anti-Vedic principles?

It seems that the curse is affecting only those who indulge in the blaspheming, who indulge in the beliefs and practices that are anti Vedic. This is seen from the text, Bhagavatam canto 4, chapter 2: ...
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Why Maharishi Bhrigu was so powerful?

Maharishi Bhrigu was one of the Manas Putras of Brahma, whom he created right after the emergence of Rudra from his forehead. As mentioned in the Bhagvat Puran: Then from Lord Brahma's eyebrows ...
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When Goddess Parvati was the daughter of sage Bhrigu?

Goddess Parvati was never the daughter of Bhrigu. She is Adi Parashakti incarnated as Lord Shiva's wife and from her emerged the 10 Mahavidyas of which the last one is Kamala or Lakshmi. And Lakshmi ...
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Did Vishnu carry out incarnations because of Bhrigu's curse?

This story occurs in Padma Purana Brahma Khanda chapter 57. It was one of the consequences of battle between Gods and demons. Indra and the gods wanted to kill the demons in the battle. Demons had ...
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How & Why did Shukracharya become the guru of Daityas?

Yudhishthira asked the same question to Bhishma as why he was always in favor of the asuras and doing things disagreeable to the dieties. "Yudhishthira said, 'This curiosity, O sire, is always ...
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How & Why did Shukracharya become the guru of Daityas?

Here is a link where you can get the story:- 1.Hindupedia He was one of the sons of sage Bhrigu and his wife Khyati and thus the grandson of Lord Brahma. When they were young, Shukra and ...
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Who was sage Harita, the son of Bhṛgu?

As per Skanda Purana 1:2:51:178, father of Kamatha is the author of Harita Samhita. 178.Your father-will become an author of a Smṛti text (viz. Hārita-Smṛti). He will be adored by Brāhmaṇas. This ...
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Where did sage Bhrigu do penance?

According to this the importance of Bhrigu Temple and Sage Bhrigu doing penance in the city of Ballia is mentioned. This town is undoubtedly of great antiquity; many legends bear witness to its ...
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Why does Sage Bhrigu have an extra eye on his foot?

The Venkatachala Mahatmya of the Vaishnava Kanda of the Skand Purana does not contain the story of the visit of Bhrigu to the abodes of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. The image below is to indicate that ...
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Who is the father of Puloma (Sage Bhrigu's wife)?

Can you provide link ? Because srimad bhagavat purana tells a different story. From S.B 3.24.22 and S.B 3.24.23 Kardama Muni handed over his daughter Kalā to Marīci, and another daughter, Anasūyā, to ...
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Did Agni take incarnation among men as per Rig Veda II.4.2?

Agni's incarnations as human: Text 21: From Devadatta came a son known as Agniveśya, who was the fire-god Agni himself. This son, who was a celebrated saint, was well known as Kānīna and Jātūkarṇya....
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Why Maharishi Bhrigu was so powerful?

It was not only Bhrigu who cursed Brahma and/or Vishnu and/or Shiva, there were others too : Kashyapa cursed Lord Shiva (discussed here) Vrinda (Jalandhar's wife) cursed Lord Vishnu (discussed here) ...
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