Vritrasura Vadha from Srimad Bhagavatam (Indra killed Vritrasura with Vajrayudha)

The story of ‘Vritrasura Vadha’ (Killing of Vritrasura) is mentioned in the Srimad Bhagavatham. Lord Indra killed Vritrasura with Vajrayudha which is made with Dadhichi’s bones. Vritrasura Vadha is mentioned in the Srimad Bhagavatham from Slokas 6.12.1 to 6.12.35. Srimad Bhagavatam 6.12.1 sri-rishir uvaca evam jihasur nripa deham ajau mrityum varam vijayan manyamanah sulam pragrihyabhyapatat surendram yatha maha-purusham kaitabho ‘psu Sukadeva Gosvami said: Desiring to give […]

Vritrasura Katha, Complete Story of Vritrasura

Vritrasura Katha: Complete Story of Vritrasura. What is the story of demon Vritrasura? Vritrasura demon, story of Vritrasura association with Lord Shiva. According to Srimad Bhagavatam, there once lived a Prajapati by the name Tvashta. He had a son by the name Vishwarupa who was blessed with three heads. Vishwarupa had immense spiritual strengths and […]

Sage Dadhichi (Dadhichi Maharshi)

Dadhichi was a great Sage who was born to Atharva. He was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva and known for his great sacrifice. He did severe penance for years together and had acquired great powers. His penance had terrified Lord Indra, who was afraid that Dadichi might capture heaven from him. But Dadichi was not […]