A Story of Acharya Abhayadevsuri

Abhayadevsuri ji has earned immense fame by composing Sanskrit commentaries on 9 of the Jain agamas (Jain canonical literature). These commentaries provide a key to the innermost deep meaning of Jain agama literature. Besides being brief and well-worded, these commentaries depict and discuss many topics. Thus his name ranks at the top of those Acharyas More...

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Shivaji : The Warrior King of Dharma

“Ramdas is not complete without Shivaji. To maintain justice and prevent the strong from despoiling, and the weak from being oppressed, is the function for which the Kshatriya was created”...Sri Aurobindo The More...

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Lord Jagannatha’s 1978 Calcutta Pastimes: Part 1 – It Begins In New York

[Editor’s note: The following story is narrated by Mayesvara Dasa, who is a disciple of Sri A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. He had the unique service of building many Ratha chariots for use in temple festivals More...

By hinduismnow On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

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By hinduismnow On Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Holy name story: Vibhishana and leaf with name Rama!

The Everyone knows how the Ram Setu was constructed by the Vanaras writing Rama’s name on the rock. The bridge was held afloat by the power of Rama’s name. There is a lesser known story on the power of Rama’s More...

By hinduismnow On Friday, February 17th, 2017

The Five Great Epics of Tamil Literature

1. The Five Great Epics of Tamil Literature are large narrative Tamil epics according to later Tamil literary tradition, namely Cilappatikāram, Manimekalai, Cīvaka Cintāmaṇi, Valayapathi and Kuṇṭalakēci.The More...

By hinduismnow On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Ravana story: Ravana meet Vamana!

After taking away everything from Bali Lord Vamana become servant of Bali Maharaj He stood, as a servant, with the Gada in His hand. It is said that Bali’s palace in Sutal Loka, had twelve entrances. Ravana once More...

By hinduismnow On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Ramayana story: Jatayu sacrifice in fight with Ravana!

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By hinduismnow On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

The happening of Ramakrishna Paramhamsa – Birth and Beyond

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By hinduismnow On Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Ramayana Lila: Lakshman never saw face of Sita!

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