INTRODUCTION Tarpanam is a type of Vedic practice and it is an offering made to the divine deities by chanting divine mantras. Tilatarpanam means offering made by a person to his deceased father / mother and to the Pitrus (Departed souls of our ancestors) using water and sesame seeds during the annual death ceremony or on
INTRODUCTION Most of the people are not aware of the brothers of Bhakt Prahalad. According to ancient Puranas, similar to Bhakt Prahalad, his brothers, Anuhladan, Hladan and Samhladan contains the characteristics of their brother, and they also become the great devotees of Lord Vishnu, after the death of their father
INTRODUCTION Apsaras are considered as celestial dancers who reside in the Indra Loka. They are specialized in diversified fields of arts like sculpting, dancing, and painting and are treated as the most respectable women in the Swarka Loka. The most famous among the Apsaras are Urvasi, Menaka, Rambha and Tilottama. Apsaras are very beautiful and
INTRODUCTION Aniruddha was the son of Pradyumna and the grandson of Lord Krishna, who lived during the previous dwapara yuga, approximately 5,500 years ago. He is considered as an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Aniruddha was a noble and kind person, and looks very handsome similar to that of his grandfather Lord Krishna. Once Aniruddha had
INTRODUCTION The details about Sri Gajendra, the holy elephant were mentioned in Bhagavata Purana. This story tells us that how the great Lord Sri Vishnu Bhagavan is coming down to the earth from Vaikunta to safeguard his sincere devotees during their difficult times. According to Bhagavatam, Lord Vishnu come down to
INTRODUCTION Worshipping the gods and goddesses forms a part and parcel of our life. Without praying to the god, we cannot keep our feeling and difficulties within ourselves. Hence prayer is a must for each and every person belonging to different religions also. We are living our life happily or
INTRODUCTION Ajamila is a character mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana. Ajamila was a Brahmin scholar and was well versed in Hindu Scriptures. He was blessed with a noble wife and children. Due to his past birth karma, once he saw a woman belonged to lower caste and got attracted with her.