New answers tagged

0

"Once maharsi Maudgalya was sitting in the svastika pose resting his neck on the yogadanda (a short stick-like piece of wood with a handle) Ravana happened to come there and he cut into two the yogadanda with his Candrahasa (sword) with the result that the maharsi fell down with face upwards and broke his back-bone. The maharsi then cursed that Ravana's ...


1

Since the war begins against Ravana on the first day of the shraadha period during Dakshinayana, God Rama worships His pitru (forefathers) [Ref: Mahabhagavata Upapurana 40.14-26 translated by PKN Goswami]. Later, on the battlefield, Kumbhakarna kills innumerable vanara and eats many of them. God Brahma appears before God Rama and advises worship of Goddess ...


0

Since the war begins against Ravana on the first day of the shraadha period during Dakshinayana, God Rama worships His pitru (forefathers) [Ref: Mahabhagavata Upapurana 40.14-26 translated by PKN Goswami]. Later, on the battlefield, Kumbhakarna kills innumerable vanara and eats many of them. God Brahma appears before God Rama and advises worship of Goddess ...


0

I agree with the other member's views. But, it is pertinent to note that Brahmarishi Vishwamitra specifically asked for King Dasharatha's eldest son by name i.e. 'the heroic Rama of genuine prowess'. Vishwamitra added that by the virtue of Rama's divine energy and protected by him, Rama is capable of destroying the Rakshasa disturbing his religious yagnya. ...


2

Is it same as the name 'Rama' which we use in daily life? From the Upanishad itself, 2nd Adhyaya: वन्हिर्नारायणो नाझड्यो जाठरः केवलोऽपि च ॥ ६॥ द्व्यक्षरो मन्त्रराजोऽयं सर्वाभीष्टप्रदस्ततः । Vanhi (र) coupled with Narayana (आ) and the Jathara (म) alone make up the two letter mantra (राम) which is the king of mantras that fullfils all the desires within one'...


Top 50 recent answers are included