Epics and Itihaasa

On the day of Kartik Poornima this month, I had the good fortune of being at Somnath, the first of the twelve Jyotirlingas and after the elating darshan of Lord […]

India has succeeded in the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in the first attempt just a few days ago and it occurred to me that I should write the mythological story […]

Once upon a time, Sage Narada visited Lord Shiva at Mount Kailash. “Narayana Narayana!” he came in chanting as was his usual style. Lord Shiva welcomed him with a smile. […]

This is a story about Uddalaka Aruni, the sage who lived in ancient India. Aruni belonged to the kingdom of Panchala. Panchala was the name of an ancient kingdom of […]

In the Story of Mahabharatha, the five Pandava Princes along with their wife Draupadi were banished from the kingdom to live in exile in the forest, following their defeat in […]

This is the third story in the series Ravana Humbled where Ravana is humbled by a mere monkey. Ravana was once flying across Kishkinda in his Pushpak. As he was deciding […]

Last week, we saw the story of Ravana being humbled by a God. This week we shall see the story of Ravana being humbled by a man. Now, there was […]