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We have to remember that Sri Rama and Lakshmana are sons of same king Dasaratha but born to 2 different mothers, ie., Kausalya and Sumitra. Whereas, Balarama and Sri Krishna are brothers of same parents, Vasudeva and Devaki. However, during the pregnancy, the embryo of Balarama had been transferred from the womb of Devaki to that of Rohini, the eldest wife ...


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In the Taittirtya Brahmana (1.1.3.5), Prajapati is stated to have assumed the form of a Boar,who lifted up the earth which remained plunged in the water. prajapatih praja asrjata/ tasamannamupakslyata/ tabhyassudamupaprabhinat/ tato vai tasamannam nakslyata/yasya sudassambharo bhavati/nasya grhe’nnarfi ksiyate/ apo va idamagre salilam aslt/ tena ...


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The original and detailed version of hamsa (swan) avtAr is found in mahAbhArat shAnti parva (book 12), chapter CCC . It is a discourse between sadhyas and swan : bhIshma said, 'In this connection I shall recite to thee an old narrative, O yudhishthir, of the discourse between the Sadhyas and a Swan. Once on a time the Unborn and eternal Lord of all creatures ...


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I do not think your assumption is correct. Let me clarify why - Ravana - he was not so powerful. kArtavIrya Arjuna manhandled Ravana very badly, he crushed Ravana in his powerful arms like how Garuda holds a serpent in his claws and there was nothing Ravana could do (You can find it in uttara kAnda of Valmiki Ramayana or read it here). vAli was way more ...


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Prithvi loka is the realm where "Maya" tests us at every step by luring our senses. But the very character of our senses is that they are never satisfied (especially when senses in concoction with our own mind take control over our "Buddhi" ) this non satisfaction leads to anger (tamasic nature) which further destroys our budhhi and man ...


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Sri Hanuman was not the devotee of Sri Rama, as commonly believed. Sri Hanuman appears first in Kishkinda Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana, when he meets Sri Rama and Lakshmana. By the time he met Sri Rama, he had already mastered 3 Vedas, acquired Siddhis, had enormous strength. Further, Sage Valmiki did not describe him to be a devotee of Sri Rama. However, ...


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