Kurma (the tortoise)
Dhanvantari, Mohini and other avtaras of Samudra manthana
Note: There might be few others as well.
What are the Avatarams of Vishnu described in the Yuddha Kanda of the Ramayana?
Yes, it was unusual but not disrespected when a women has multiple husbands. In Draupadi's case, the reason behind all the Pandavas marrying multiple husbands was due to dharma and the previous life. The Pandavas were forced to marry her because they were forced to follow their mother's order, which is "Share the Prize." In Draupadi's case, her previous self ...
I am giving here the opinion of Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi MahaSwamiji on the topic. Quoting from the book "Hindu Dharma", which is composed of various speeches given by him.
Our nation, it is often alleged, does not have a sense of history.
In my opinion the Puranas are history. But to our educated people today history means the history ...
In Shalya Parva:50 there was a place where humans were slaughtered in sacrifice.
He then saw him in the regions of those foremost of men that perform the horse-sacrifice and the sacrifice in which human beings are slaughtered.
It is through sacrifices that the high-souled celestials had waxed so wondrously powerful; and having celebrated rites did they ...
Abrahamic scriptures may not be mentioned explicitly, but the opinion of Vyasa on other scriptures can be inferred,
(All quotes are from Kurma Purana)
Kurma Purana 1.2.54
सर्व लोक विरुद्धं च धर्मं अपि आचरेत न |
One should not follow the Dharma which is against all the people of the world.
Kurma purana1. 12.
O Best of the mountains by means of
The mantra you are referring to (the one that is found the link given in the question) is Ganapaty Gayatri mantra viz:
Aum Ekadantaya Viddhamahe, Vakratundaya Dhimahi, Tanno Danti
It is originally from the Mahanarayana Upanishad. The Upanishad has a separate section containing Gayatri mantras of various deities.
Ganapati Gayatri Mantra is found in Ganapati Atharvashirsha Upanishad.
Credits: Commentary on Ganapati Atharvashirsha Upanishad by Swami Tejomayananda
Edit: The mantra referred to in the link is correctly addressed by Rickross.