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Do we find boons/curses anywhere in Rig Veda? Yes we do find boons ,curses in Rig Veda Samhita. Curses For instance a curse from Yayati to Yadu or turvash is mentioned in Rig-Veda Mandala 4 -Sukta 30 - Mantra 17 ,Which is mandala of Rishi Vamdeva . Here Yayati is cursing Yadu or Turvash ,to whom Indra made eligible for Abisheka. उत तया तुर्वशायदू ...


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I can't back up my answers with clear cut quotes from scriptures for this question. But I can answer what I have deduced from indirect references in multiple scriptures. Curse or boon is indirect karmic capacity you can transfer to another person. When you meditate, pray or do poojas you start accumulating good karma. When it reaches a certain limit you get ...


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Your question is about age swapping or exchanging some of the age of one person to another in order to give him some years of life or to revive him from death . Yes there is yet another intresting story of Saint Ruru and his bride Pramadvara in Mahabharata- Adi Parva- Pauloma Parva- Chapter 8-9. Saint Ruru swiped half of his life for his bride ...


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Lord Shiva granted boon to Jayadratha because he has practiced the severest of ascetic austerities as described in Mahabharata ,Drona Parva, Abhimanyu-badha Parva, SECTION XL. From a keen sense of his humiliation, the king practised the severest of ascetic austerities, desirous of a boon. Restraining his senses from all objects dear to them, bearing ...


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To add to the other answer, everything happens with the will of God, including a boon/curse. It is just a reason or a cause for things to happen in a destined manner. It is not something that creates a deviation for the upcoming future, but just a part of it. Hence the person or God giving a boon/curse doesn't have to really go out and control the outcome ...


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In many stories there are demons who ask Brahma for immortality boon and he refuses. There should not be any doubt, even Vishnu and Shiva refuses if the recipient is not worthy enough. It doesn't mean that Brahma never granted boon of immortality to anyone or didn't have power to grant such boons. As per UTTARA KANDA of Valmiki Ramayana, Brahma granted ...


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None in past.Shiva still holds it.The matter of fact is that what people think of as infinite number of trishuls,brahmastra and other weapons can exist if boon is granted is false.What i mean is that there is only one unique trishul of shiva like sudarshan of vishnu these are unique weapons unlike brahmastra aur other weapons which can be created using ...


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Acc to Rāvaṇa’s boon of invincibility that he should not be vanquished by Devas, Daityas, Dānavas, Yakṣas, Nāgas, Gandharvas, Suparnas, Siddhas and other beings. He left out humans and animals as he thought they were too weak. So that's why Śrī Rāma was incarnated as a Human. Śrī Rāma was the most ‘human’ and simplest Avatāra of Viṣṇu. Śrī Rāma, unlike ...


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Lord Shiva or for that matter any God is bound to the tapasya. It is respecting that kriya of tapas/observing meditation and lord shiva granted Jayathratha that boon. Jayathratha or any other person has to undergo result of his actions, may it be good deeds or bad. Lord Shiva gave him boon for his tapasya (good deed) and for his bad deeds he was denied from ...


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The OP put forward so many questions: This cunning man decides to ask for infinite wishes. Would God fullfil his wish? What are the consequences of such a wish? And why hasn't anyone (for example evil Ravan) never asked for such a boon? Answer to these questions will be a little bit lengthy and complex also. Sri Krishna says in B.G., ...


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Why hasn't anyone (for example evil Ravan) never asked for such a boon? Ravana asked such boon. As per, UTTARA KANDA of Valmiki Ramayana, he asked the boon of immortality: O Reverend one, creatures have no other fear than (that of) death ;and enemy there is none that is like unto death. Therefore immortality is even what I crave for. But Lord Brahma ...


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Puranas state many things metaphorically. One such thing is God's appearance before the devotees, talking to them, laughing with them, etc. The visions of God will be momentary only. Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa had visions of Kali, which are momentary. BLISS or SELF REALISATION, which is different from vision of God can only be experienced. If one ...


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Nobody had received Vijay trishul from Shiva. Nobody was able to hold it except shakti due to its dynamic powers. It represents three gunas or qualities, controlled by lord Shiva. It was able to destroy anything in just a few seconds


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What I have deduced based on general reading of the subject is that no smart rushi/yogi/tapasvi will waste his yogic powers on needlessly giving out curses to people. For example in story of sage Milarepa he developed siddhis to take revenge, his guru warned him of the consequences and advised him to do more tapas to negate negative effects of the tantric ...


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