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Your inquiry is about the color of the KalaKuta poison and why it is depicted Blue in shivas throat? The answer is the Kaalkuta poision which came out of Samudra manthan was not originally blue in color but because of it was the mala of the water it shown its effect on even Lord Shiva's throat. According to Mahabharata the nature of the poison was as ...


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A Brahmin named Visvanara and his wife Shuchismati lived on the banks of Narmada river. Even after a long period of married life, they did not have a child. So proceeded to Kashi and prayed to Lord Siva. Siva appeared before Visvanara, blessed him and promises to taken birth as their son. In due course of time, Shuchismati gave birth to a beautiful child....


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The SB version of Rama's story is in very short form: O King Parīkṣit, the transcendental activities of Lord Rāmacandra have been described by great saintly persons who have seen the truth. Because you have heard again and again about Lord Rāmacandra, the husband of mother Sītā, I shall describe these activities only in brief. Please listen. ~ ŚB 9.10.3 ...


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The Oxford translation of Rigveda by Stephanie W. Jamison and Joel P. Brereton gives a brief summary of various epithets of Agni including Jātavedas and Kravyād. E. Agni "Fire" ... Many aspects of Agni are expressed through the variety of names and epithets applied to him. Agni is Jātavedas as the fire established at the beginning of ...


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Ravana told the reason for not forcing Sita to Mahaparsva. The reason is the fear of the curse received by him from Brahma that the his(Ravana's) head will break into hundred pieces if he tries to force a woman for pleasure. This can be clarified from the statements of Ravana in the following passage from Valmiki Ramayana. Appreciating the words spoken ...


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No, getting tattoo or human branding is not a part of original Hinduism. The origin may be the ancient treatment of a slave (often without legal rights) as livestock. European, American and other colonial slavers branded millions of slaves during the period of trans-Atlantic enslavement. Sometimes there were several brandings, e.g. for the Portuguese crown ...


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Matsya Purana- Chapter 260 - Shloka 36 gives us the basic meaning of this three steps of Vamana as "Pervading all the universe" . तथा त्रिविक्रमं वक्ष्ये ब्रह्माण्डक्रमणोल्बणम्। पादपार्श्वे तथा बाहुमुपरिष्टात् प्रकल्पयेत् ।। 260.36|| Now about the Vamana form of lord striding the three worlds , as if pervading all the universe . Shri Adi ...


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