Markandeya’s explanation on Nature of True gift

Alms-giving should be regarded as part of one’s duty, which it will be sinful to discard. A gift made in the expectation of name, fame or reward will be devoid of its value. Sage Markandeya commend to Yudhishtirar the example of King Sibi, who without even the slightest hesitation or displeasure killed his own son […]

Markandeya Katha | Story of Markandeya Maharshi

Markandeya Katha, Story of Markandeya Maharshi is explained here.. Many years ago, a great destruction (Pralaya) took place. The earth was shrouded in darkness and nothing could be seen. There was neither sun nor moon. Lightning and thunder crushed mountains and trees. There were showers of meteors. Lakes and rivers dried up. The entire earth […]

Markandeya | Bhakta Markandeya | Markandeya Maharshi

Sage Mrikandu has no child and performed severe penance for several years.Lord Shiva granted him the boon and then Markandeya was born. He was supposed to live only upto the age of 16. After knowing this, young Markandeya left his parents and went to the forest and created a Shivalingam on soil on his own […]

Markandeya Jayanti 2019

Bhakta Markandeya Rishi

Markandeya Jayanti (Bhakta Markandeya Jayanti / Markandeya Rushi Jayanti) is an auspicious day to worship Markandeya, who is the great devotee of Lord Shiva and a great Sage. In 2019, Markandeya Jayanti date is February 8. Markandeya Jayanti falls on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magha Month as per Hindu calendar. Markandeya Rishi was born in […]