This is the story behind the origin of the Paal Payasam (rice kheer) as Prasad in the Ambalappuzha temple. Read on to find the connection betwen Chess and the Payasam!
This is the legend behind the celebration of Deepavali in the south of India. Read on to know the story…
This is the story of a saint from Kerala who considered Lord Krishna her son. Read on to know more…
Dear Readers, it’s been over a month since my last story. Here I am once again, and this time I am going to narrate the story of Saint Purandaradasa. Before we go to the story, let us see some historical facts. This saint lived in the period 1480 AD (or 84) to 1564 AD. He […]
Greetings to my readers! With Janmashtami round the corner, this time I am posting a story of Krishna. Long ago, in the present state of Odisha, there lived a poor widow Subala, with her young son. Her husband had died when the son was about a year old and she had no relatives to support […]
Andal was the only woman saint among the Azhwars, the Vaishnavite poet saints of South India. Azhwar literally meant “immersed” – in the love of the Lord. The twelve Azhwars were, along with the 63 Nayanmars (devotees of Lord Shiva) responsible for reviving the “Bhakthi” movement in Southern India. They established the truth that salvation […]
This is a rather philosophical story which I am going to narrate. We have come across many situations in our life where we want something but end up getting something else. In India, mostly, we reconcile ourselves that a particular thing had to happen that way and so it happened.This attitude is sometimes even beneficial […]
The story of the Syamantaka Gem is from the Srimad Bhagavatham which again contains a lot of stories on the life of Lord Krishna. In Dwaraka, there lived a Yadava nobleman by name Satrajit. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Surya and propitiated Lord Surya regularly with great devotion. One day Lord Surya was […]