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Yes, Lord Vishnu Killed Kalanemi and Lord Indra Killed Virochana in Tarakamaya War. It is mentioned in Brahmanda Purana 3.72. 20-21a. It is he by whom all those Daityas were killed in the battle called Tarakamaya (the war caused by the abduction of Tara by Candra) after adopting a body consisting of (the essential spirit of) all Devas and holding all sorts ...


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Brihaspati created the Charvaka system to deceive the Asuras.. Here is what the seventh Prapathaka of the Maitrayaniya Upanishads says: Brihaspati, having become Sukra, brought forth that false knowledge for the safety of Indra and for the destruction of the Asuras. By it they show that good is evil, and that evil is good. They say that we ought to ponder ...


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According to Vayu Purana, Chapter 71, Shamyu was the son of Brihaspati who has inquired about Pitris and Shraddha to his father. सूत उवाच एतद्वोऽहं प्रवक्ष्यामि पितृसर्गमनुत्तमम्। शंयुः पप्रच्छ यत्पूर्वं पितरं वै बृहस्पतिम्॥ ३७॥ Sūte spoke-I shall talk of the most excellent creation of Pitaras. What Samyu enquired earlier to his father ...


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The Devi Bhagavata Purana (Book 9; Chapter 4) talks about a particular Saraswati Mantra. During different times the Mantra is said to have been imparted by various Gurus to their respective disciples. Besides all should worship the Devî Sarasvatî on the day of commencement of education and every year on the S’ûkla Panchamî day of the month of Mâgh. ...


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Did Indra kill Virochana Did Vishnu kill Kālanemi at the time of Tārakāmaya war? Yes , Lord Vishnu Killed Kālanemi at Tārakāmaya war. This story is described in Harivamsha Purana. - chapter 48 - Kaalnemi Vadha eimination of Kaalnemi . In this chapter we find the story of Lord Vishnu Killing Kaalnemi in Tārakāmaya war.The chapters from 42-48 are ...


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According to the astrological scripture Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, the element that Brihaspati is associated with is ether (space or Akasha Tattva) and not water (Jala Tattva). Deities of Planets. Fire (Agni) (?), Water (Varuna), Subrahmanya (Lord Shiva’s son, following Ganesha), Maha Vishnu, Indra, Shachi Devi (the consort of Lord Indra) and ...


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This chapter Vishnu Purana calls her Yogasiddha: The sister of Váchaspati, lovely and virtuous, Yogasiddhá, who pervades the whole world without being devoted to it, was the wife of Prabhása, the eighth of the Vasus, and bore to him the patriarch Viswakarmá, the author of a thousand arts, the mechanist of the gods, the fabricator of all ornaments, the ...


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The Rishis, from various places, gather every once in a while to meditate as is enunciated through the tradition of Kumbha Mela. In such a confluence, in deep group meditation, the Rishis of yore heard sounds or mantras (Sruti). This is before the advent of any language. These sounds were then used to formulate a language which came to be known as Sanskrit. ...


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Actually, No philosophy is Man created;Every philosophy is already inherently present in the nature. It just manifests according to the demand. All philosophies are describing the role of consciousness only. From Prtyabhijnahridyam of the acharya Kshemraja The positions of the various systems of philosophy are only various roles of that (Consciousness ...


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The Kshetrapala god mentioned is Lord Krishna. Pariyatra mountains are among the mountain ranges which are termed as Kala mountains in the Mahabharata and their mentions are present in Puranas as well. There are several mentions of it in the Mahabharata but it is not mentioned who is the God dwelling on those mountain ranges. To this Harivamsa Purana gives ...


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You might have confused between the words Guru, Brihaspati (Jupiter) and Dakshina Murthy. There are many dictionary meanings (clicking on link takes to Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English dictionary) for the word Guru. The etymological meaning of Guru is as follows (also a popular one): guśabdastvandhakāraḥ syāt‌ ruśabdastannirodhakaḥ। ...


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The story is told in this chapter of the Srimad Bhagavatam. Once Indra was seated in his court at Amaravati, capital of Devaloka, when Brihaspati guru of the gods came. But out of arrogance concerning his rule of the three worlds, Indra didn't welcome him or even get up from his seat, which greatly offended Brihaspati: O King, once upon a time, the King of ...


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As per Five Holy Virgins by Pradip Bhattacharya, Tara in Panchkanya is Vali's wife: Tara,9 wife of Vali and daughter of the vanara physician Sushena, is the next kanya we meet in the Ramayana. The end note further clarifies it: 9 Not to be confused with Tara, wife of Brihaspati, preceptor of the gods who elopes with his disciple Chandra, or with Taramati, ...


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Ushanas is the name of a Vedic rishi with the patronymic Kavya (descendant of Kavi) as mentioned in Atharva veda ,who was later in puranas is been identified as Ushanas Shukra. Ye, Mitra, Varuna, who help Trisoka, Medhātithi, and Usanā son of Kavi. In vedas sage Brihaspati is often referred variously as Vakpati i.e. (lord of speech) and is ...


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The question is: Being a guru, Brihaspati had sex with his younger brother's wife and yet why did the devas let him be their guru? Puranas came into existence, post Mahabharata period. The main content of each purana will revolve around the main deity. For example: Shiva Purana: Shiva Bhagavata Purana : Vishnu Devi Bhagavatam : Devi Apart ...


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Following is the list of some hymns from Rigveda dedicated to Brihaspati: (Number denotes Mandala.Sukta) Mandala 1, Hymn 190 (1.190) Mandala 2, Hymns 23 and 24 (2.23,24*) Mandala 3, Hymn 62 (3.62*) Mandala 4, Hymns 49 and 50 (4.49,50) Mandala 6, Hymn 73 (6.73) Mandala 7, Hymn 97 (7.97) Mandala 10, Hymns 67,68 and 182 (10.67,68,182) Note: I found that in ...


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Adi Sankara says, the verse maintains that Rishis just fine-tuned themselves (like in meditation) to arrive at Vedic hymns, which proves (through Sabda pramANa) that hymns were already existing contrary to be authored by them. Another translation of the Rik verse is as follows - By means of their past good deeds (the priests) attained the capacity to ...


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