Virochana was the noble and pious son of Bhakta Prahalad. He was also a great Vishnu devotee similar to his father. He learnt all the sacred texts at his younger age itself. Though he was born in the family of daityas, he was a humble and a good king, whoRead More →

Tripurasura, the father of Gayasura, was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. After his death, his son, Gayasura, became the king, and he was also a devotee of Lord Vishnu. He performed severe penance on Lord Vishnu and attained the boon of immortality: not to be killed by any oneRead More →

Nathamuni (823-951) was a Vaishnavite Saint and a great scholar who compiled the Nalayira Divya Prabandham, a great collection of sacred texts praising the importance of Lord Vishnu, with the help of Nammalvar.  He was the foremost person to propagate the philosophy of Vaishnavism. He has also written the holy texts Yogarahasya and Nyayatattva. HisRead More →

As per ancient puranas, Jaya and Vijaya are the two divine gatekeepers of Vaikunda, the divine abode of Lord Vishnu. Due to the curse, they were born in the earth as enemies of Lord Vishnu, and killed by their master Vishnu, and finally reached their place and serving the Lord again inRead More →

Kapila is a vedic rishi who was mentioned in Rig Veda and Yajur Veda. He is also considered to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Kapila was the son of the great rishi Kardama and his wife Devahuti. His importance is also mentioned in Buddhism and Jainism texts. Kapila wasRead More →

Adisesha is known as the King of Nagas as mentioned in the ancient puranas. Sesha is holding the entire universe in his body and is chanting the names of the Lord Vishnu from his mouth. He is considered as a very noble and a pious god. He is also called by various names suchRead More →