Tulsi is the Holiest Tree, said by Lord Shiva

tulsi plant

Tulsi is the Holiest Tree, said by Lord Shiva.. this sentence is mentioned in the Padma Purana. Once Kartikeya asked Lord Shiva about the holiest tree, which was capable of giving salvation. Lord Shiva replied The Tulsi plant is supreme among all the vegetations. She is very dear to lord Vishnu and fulfills all the desires […]

Story of Rukmini Harana (Marriage of Rukmini, Sri Krishna)

Krishna Rukmini wedding

Rukmini Harana is an event which celebrates the marriage between Madanmohan and Rukmini. It is a grand festival at Puri Jagannath Temple. It falls during Nirjala Ekadashi day (Jyeshta Shukla Ekadashi). Story of Rukmini Harana Rukmini longs to wed Krishna. The princess of Vidharbha, she might well be free to do so, only her brother […]

Differences between Rama and Krishna

Though we cannot find any major differences, between the two avatars, Lord Rama and Lord Krishna, still some small differences exist between them. And those differences are as follows:- 1. Lord Rama had incarnated in the Treta Yuga, while Lord Krishna had incarnated in the Dwapara Yuga. 2. Lord Rama didn’t use super powers in […]

Sri Krishna’s Mission

Lord Krishna preaching Bhagavad Gita

God acts according to the wishes of His sincere devotes,Sri Krishna agrees to go as an emissary and bring about a rapproachment between the Pandavas and the Kauravas, avoiding the path of war in settling their dispute. Fully aware that His errand will not be a success, He complies with the request of His devotees […]

Gopalas | Krishna’s Cowherd Friends

Similar to Gopikas, who are the female cowherd friends and the close associates of Lord Krishna, Gopalas are the male cowherd friends, and they used to surround Lord Krishna most of the day, especially during his childhood days. They used to joyfully spend their time with Krishna by the way of playing, conversing with him, […]

Kuchela Anugraha Moorthy | Sudama Anugraha Murthy

God never finds partiality between his devotees, he treats everyone as alike and would fulfil their wishes at the appropriate time, and till such time we have to patiently wait like the crane who used to patiently stand on its one leg on the pond, in order to catch the fish. In the previous Dwapara […]

Sri Krishna Rukmini Kalyanam

Sri Krishna Rukmini Thiru Kalyanam would be held in the temples of Lord Krishna and Vishnu, and during that occasion, the utsava idols of Lord Krishna and Ma Rukmini would be decorated with flower garlands, costly garments and ornaments, and the temple priests would tie the sacred knot to the idol of Ma Rukmini on […]

Pattu Peethambaradhari

Dhoti also known as Veshti in Tamil is also known as Peethambaram, when it is adorned to the deities present in the temples. Lord Vishnu when he is adorned with Peethambaram, made out of silk material, is famously called as “PATTU PEETHAMBARADHARI”. Ancient people used the parlance Peethambaram for Dhotis. Lord Vishnu is very much […]

Lord Krishna as a Humble Cowherd

Lord Krishna though he was the supreme avatar of Lord Vishnu, acted as a humble cowherd. In his young age, he grazed the cows along with his brother Balarama and with other cowherd boys in an excellent manner. He used to move affectionately with the cows, and whenever they didn’t hear his words, he didn’t […]

‘Sri Krishna Karnamrutham’ by Bilvamangala Swami Thakura (Lilasuka)

Sri Krishna Karnamrutam was the famous work rendered by the great saint and Sri Krishna Devotee, Shree Bilvamangala Swami, who was also popularly known as Vilvamangalam Swamigal and Bilwamangala Thakura. Sri Swamigal was also known as Lilasuka, since he has written the wonderful Leelas played by Lord Krishna in his Divine Text, Sri Krishna Karnamrutham. The […]

Lord Krishna’s 5134th Birthday (Janmashtami 2022)

Mother Yashoda bathes Krishna

Janmashtami 2022, August 19th is Lord Krishna’s 5134th birthday. Janmashtami, also known as Gokulashtami, Krishnashtami, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Ashtami Rohini in various places of India, celebrates the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. As per the Hindu Scriptures, Lord Krishna was born around midnight on Ashtami tithi in Rohini Nakshatra (Vrishabha Rashi) in Shravana Month of […]

Bhakta Prahlada and Bhagwan Krishna

Bhakta Prahlada is a devotee of Lord Vishnu, whereas Krishna is considered as a divine deity, but still both of them have lot of similarities in their life. Lord Krishna killed the wicked Kansa, whereas Prahlad had killed the wicked Holika, when she tried to kill him. Lord Krishna had shown his Viswaroopa Darshan during […]

Story: Rukmini and Krishna, Why Krishna kidnaps Rukmini?

rukmini krishna story

The story of Rukmini and Krishna tell us why Krishna kidnaps Rukmini and the relationship between Rukmini Devi and Lord Sri Krishna… Maharshi Parashara narrated the story of Devi Rukmini’s abduction by Krishna. Both of them were fond of each other and desired to wed together. But, Rukmi the brother of Rukmini hated Krishna and was […]

Story of Krishna Avatar – Why & How Maha Vishnu incarnated as Sri Krishna

Sri Krishna Avatara is one of the Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Krishna Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Vasudev was the descendant of Yadu. His father was […]

Jalakreeda | Playing in Water | Jalakreeda in Puranas

In simple words, Jalakreeda means, bathing in the water by playing with others and it may be with our wives, friends or with small children, in order to express our joy, in front of others. Jalakreeda was done by the ancient kings, along with their consorts. In the Treta Yuga, the great King KartaviryaArjuna used […]

Lets forget our worries by seeing the Smiling Face of Child Krishna

Lord Krishna in child form

Yes. We can certainly forget our worries by seeing the divine face of Lord Krishna. For seeing his face, we need not visit his temples.Whereas, we can see his face, from the pictures contained even in the rice bags, calendars, diaries and from our soul itself. Once we watch the picture of child Krishna, we […]

War of Kalayavana & Jarasandha against Krishna | How Krishna cleverly killed Kalayavana

Story of Kalayavana tells us how Lord Krishna defeated Kalayavana with his cleverness. Kalayavana Katha is also mentioned in Padma Purana. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati about Sri Krishna’s cleverness and how he […]

Muktabai’s Songs on Krishna

Muktabai (1279-1297) was a popular saint, and a staunch devotee of Lord Krishna. She was born at Alandi, Pune in a Brahmin family. She was the younger sister of the great saint Dnyaneshwar. Her parents were died at her younger age. Muktabai became the student of his elder brother Nivruttinath and she learnt the Vedas, […]