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Yes, there is mention of Zodiac signs in Mahabharata. One such reference is present in Mahabharata: Vana Parva: Markandeya-Samasya Parva: A gift also that is made while the Sun is on the solstitial points, one again that is made on the last day of the Sun's path through Libra, Aries, Gemini, Virgo, and Pisces, a gift again during eclipses of the Moon and ...


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Kuntī, the first wife of Pāṇḍu and mother of 3 of the five Pāṇḍavas, was known as Pṛthā at the time of her birth which is described in the Ādi Parva of the Mahabharata. (Note: Pṛthā came to be known as Kuntī after she was adopted by Kuntibhōja) (source): There was amongst the Yadavas a chief named Sura. He was the father of Vasudeva. And he had a daughter ...


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Why Maa Lakshmi says that neither Lord Brahma nor Lord Vishnu only Lord Shiva commands her to move from one place to another.? This is the interpretation of mahapashupatastra blog for the below Sanskrit verse: न धाता न विधाता मां विदधाति कथं चन कालस तु शक्र पर्यायान मैनं शक्रावमन्यथाः śrīruvāca nō dhātā na vidhātā mā̃ vidadhāti kathañcana. kālastu śakra ...


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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 ...


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The fact of Satyabhama as an incarnation of Bhumi Devi (the Goddess of Earth) has been mentioned across several scriptures. In Brahma Vaivarta Purana, Krishna says that Vasundhara born as Satyabhama Sri Krsna said- ........Savitri the mother of the Vedas would be born as the daughter of Nagnajit and would be known with the name of Satya. Vasundhara would be ...


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No one wrote it. The mantra mentioned is actually a mantra used for ‘Mantra Puṣpāñjali’ or offering flowers to a god after a puja or Aarti. This mantra is from the Taittirīya Ārāṇyaka (Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda) Prapāṭhaka 1 Anuvāka 31 Mantra 6: राजाधिराजाय प्रसह्यसाहिने। नमो वैश्रवणाय कुर्महे। स मे कामान्कामकामाय मह्यम्। कामेश्वरो वैश्रवणो ददातु। कुबेराय वैश्रवणाय। ...


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Why Maa Lakshmi says that neither Lord Brahma nor Lord Vishnu only Lord Shiva commands her to move from one place to another.? She didn't. If translated this way, it would be a tamasic section of the Mahabharata since it contradicts the Vedas. In the Vedas, the Purusha Sukta says: "Hri and Sri (Lakshmi) are your (Vishnu's) wives". So, Lakshmi ...


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