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Karkati is one such example. She takes boon from Brahma and realizes later to become good and becomes Jivan muktha. Her story is mentioned in Part 3 - The Story of Karkaṭī in Utpatti-prakaraṇa of Yoga-Vasistha Initially, she performs an intensive tapas and asks Brahma for a boon as follows After she had passed thus a painful Tapas for 1,000 years, the Lotus-...


The Agni Purana contains a description of most of the weapons found in olden times. Chapter 249 divides weapons into the following categories: Yantramukta (projectile weapons such as the sling (kshepani) or the bow), Pāṇimukta (hurling weapons such as the javelin (tomara), Muktasandhārita (weapons that can be used for either hurling or thrusting, such as ...


As per Abridged version of Vamana Purana by International Gita Society (IGS), Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu had to exchange their weapons to kill a demon named Jalodbhav. Here is the complete story (the text in [] added by me to clarify): Narada was surprised and asked Pulastya why Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu had held Sudarshan chakra and trident respectively. ...


Bhagavad Gita is that one book which speaks about it all. Lord Krishna explains it all in the Bhagvad Gita. Gita is the compilation of all the Vedic scriptures. So instead of reading many books read Gita would be my suggestion.

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