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Who freed Rambha from Vishwamitra's curse?

The sage Shweta freed Rambha. I found the answer in this excerpt from the Setu Mahatmya of the Skanda Purana, in a chapter dealing with a Tirtha in Setu called Kapitirtha. Agastya's disciple sage ...
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Why was Garuda cursed by Swayamprabha to lose his wings?

The story of the loss of Garuda's wings is narrated in Chapter 81 of the Nagara Khanda of Skanda Purana. Once Garuda visited Lord Vishnu with a marriage alliance to help a Brahmana friend of his. [...
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Is it true that Adi SankarAcharaya cursed Hindus of Kerala?

As per Sringeri official site, Abridged Madhaviya Shankara Digvijayam, part-4, Shankaracharya visits her mother when she is sick, and then he gives her knowledge of supreme brahman, after listening ...
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If Shiva Linga is worshiped in all yugas then what curse did Rishi Bhrigu give to Lord Shiva?

Firstly, Can anyone really Curse Lord Shiva? Do the sages who come for fractions of time in the Universe have power to curse the Lord Shiva? No, it isn't possible. When in a story we see that ...
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Did a devotee curse Lord Vishnu to turn into a stone?

Yes. It was Tulasi who cursed Vishnu to become Saligrama Stone and Tulasi became Gandhaki River and Tulasi plant. Saligrama Stone is Swayambhu representation of Lord Vishnu and one gets many virtues ...
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What are all the curses given by sage Durvasa?

I know of four stories in Hindu scripture involving Durvasa cursing or threatening to curse someone: This chapter of the Vishnu Purana describes how Durvasa gave Indra a garland, and Indra's elephant ...
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Are any boons/curses issued in Rig Veda?

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 ...
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Why curses don't work nowadays?

Curses are supposed to work even in Kali Yuga and currently we are going through Kali. The following verse from Parashara Smriti (verse 27, Chapter 1) is relevant here: Krite Tatkaalikah saapah ...
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Why did Maharishi Maitreya curse Duryodhana?

The detailed story can be found in The Mahabharata, Book 3: Vana Parva: Aranyaka Parva: Section X. Maitreya on a pilgrimage to the different shrines, saw Yudhishthira in the woods of Kamyaka. Later ...
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Did Maharshi Narada curse Lord Brahma?

Yes, this is available in the narada charitra. This is under the chapter mutual curses of Narada and Brahma. As Brahma allowed Sanaka Kumaras to carry on with their Tapasya and asked Narada to engage ...
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Were Nara-Narayana cursed by Sage Durvasa?

The verse occurs in this excerpt from the Vasudeva Mahatmya of the Skanda Purana: By becoming Buddha, I shall delude by the use of fallacious reasoning and deceit the Asuras who adopting Vedic ...
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What curse did Earth, Water, and Trees get by taking Indra's sin of Brahmahatya of Viśvarūpa upon themselves?

This is partially addressed here in this question . The story of Indra killing Vishwroopa is described in Bhagavatam Canto 6. Curse for Earth/Land:SB 6.9.7 In return for King Indra’s benediction ...
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Is Ashwatthama no longer cursed?

First of all Ashwatthama was not cursed till end of Kaliyuga. The curse was to last for 3,000 years as per Sauptika Parva (taken from Mahabharata) As regards thyself, all wise men know thee for a ...
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Difference between giving curse and taking revenge

Taking revenge is a bad conduct but curse is not. What is the difference between both? It is not that cursing is considered by the scriptures as a highly recommended act. It is definitely not so. ...
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When Vishnu himself with the form of Vridhrasura made Brindha lose chastity, how come Brahma alone cursed for entering Parvathi abode with 5 heads?

I'm not sure what story you are referring about Brahma. Rudra cut Brahma's head when Brahma attempted incest with his daughter Saraswati as described in Shatapatha Brahmana of the Yajur Veda. ...
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What are the curses given to Ravana?

In this chapter of the Yuddha Kanda of the Ramayana, right before deciding to wake up Kumbakarna, Ravana enumerates various curses that he's received which have led up to the defeat he is now ...
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Why Urvashi has given Arjuna the curse of being impotent?

Yes, Urvashi cursed Arjuna to lose his manhood. This incident described in Mahabharata, Book 3: Vana Parva: Indralokagamana Parva: SECTION XLVI. When Arjuna was in Indraloka during their exile, he ...
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Which puran describes about the curse of kashyap rishi by which Shiva had to behead his son?

You can find that in Brahmavaivarta Purana: Ganapati Khanada: Chapter 18: [Kashayapa] Finding his son falling pronounced a curse on Shiva that the way in which you have killed my son similarly the ...
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The Four Curses and a Boon by Devī Sītā

The story of Sitaji’s curses in Gaya is found in the Ānanda Rāmāyaṇa, Yātrā Kāṇḍa, Sixth Sarga, though in a slightly modified form than the question. An Introduction before the curses: As per this ...
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Was Shiva really cursed and did his phallus really fall to the ground as claimed in this image?

It is not Shiva's own penis but the the penis of a hideous form which Shiva took to test his own devotees. Full story is in the Shiva Purana, Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā, Chapter 12 - The reason for Śiva’s ...
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How did Lord Vishnu complete the curse of 100 years of separation from Mahaa Lakshmi?

As per Brahmavaivarta Purana: Prakrti-Khandam: Chapter 49. Pronouncing of curse mutually by Radha and Sudama: 46 In the sacred forest of Vrndavana in the land of Bharata, Krsna the lord of the ...
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Why do certain goddesses exist in the form of rivers?

There are different stories related to different rivers but most of them land up in the mortal plane because of certain curses. According to the Brahma Vaivarta Purana Yamuna was born from Viraja, a ...
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How can people overcome a Guru's curse?

Guruh pitA gururmAtA gururdevo maheswarah | Shive rushte gurustrAtA gurau rushte na kaschana || Guru is the father, Guru is the mother, Guru is Lord Maheswara. When Shiva is angry the ...
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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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What is the dharma behind Lord Vishnu in killing of sage Bhrigu's wife?

1. Is this Story real or Tv Shows Made up? This story can be found in Matsya Purana too. 2. Dharma behind killing sage Birgu's wife for protecting Asuras? 3.Giving shelter and protecting the guest is ...
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Is there any Sarvo Sapa Vimochana Mantra for all type of Curse?

Curse and blessing is just an assumption of the mind. The jiva’s course is predetermined, and any external factor cannot alter the course. If the person you have cursed has to suffer he will, you ...
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Will saying something in anger come true?

I will say No, Everyone's Curse or Blessings is not going to be true. People who have achieved the power to curse & give blessings, their sayings will only be true. Every Mother wants her son to ...
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Is there a curse associated with misuse of Tantra?

This verse is a famous one from KulArnava tantra/parashurAma kalpa sutra. It says that path of tantra (kaulam) is not at all easy and is like walking on a sharp sword. Any time you slip then you ...
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