Bali

Our Bharathiya cultural heritage has withstood the test of time and we have to be grateful to our great Rishis for this. Among the eighty four lakhs of living beings, man is considered to be the most superior. Hence, our great Sages have said that, by virtue of occupying such…

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Shiva Purana short stories for Children

  ‘Shiva’ means ‘auspicious’. Among all the deities, Shiva is the most auspicious. His name, look appearance, behavior, greatness and  wealth – everything is auspicious i.e., everything is Shiva. Thus the one and only deity who is totally auspicious is Mahadeva, i.e., Shiva. Shiva means the one who is in…

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1) SHIVA MAHAPURANA: INTRODUCTION

SHIVA MAHAPURANA: INTRODUCTION First of all, Sage Shaunak expressed his desire to Suta about knowing the means, which could help a man in this era of Kali to attainment lord Shiva, by cleansing all the impurities of his mind and rectifying his inherent demonic tendencies. Suta then described about Shiva…

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40) The Agni Purana’s Virtues of the Purana

The last chapter of the Agni Purana describes three virtues of the Purana. The Agni Purana is most holy. It gives health and ends nightmares. It spreads happiness. Ill omens vanish from house where the Agni Purana is kept. A man who listens to the recital of the Agni Purana…

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