Markandeya Katha | Story of Markandeya Maharshi

Bhakta Markandeya Rishi

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 Charitra | Life History of Markandeya

Markandeya is popular Rishi who is well known for his everlasting youth status. He was born in the clan of Bhrigu Maharishi, and he is well known for his staunch devotion on Lord Shiva.The significance of Markendeya was mentioned in the Bhagavata Purana, and he is considered as one of the best ancient Rishis. BIRTH […]

Markandeya Jayanti 2023

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 2023, Markandeya Jayanti date is January 24. Markandeya Jayanti falls on Shukla Paksha Chaturthi in Magha Month as per Hindu calendar. Markandeya Rishi was born in […]

ஸ்ரீ பக்த பிரஹலாத , துருவ மற்றும் மார்கண்டேயர் மகிமைகள்

நான் ஸ்ரீ ராகவேந்திர ஸ்வாமிகளின் பக்தன். சிறு வயதிலிருந்தே அயனவரத்திலுள்ள அவரின் மடத்திற்கு சென்று வந்துள்ளேன். அவரின் முக்கிய அவதாரமாகிய ஸ்ரீ ப்ரஹலாத அவதாரத்தை பற்றி பலருக்கும் தெரிய வேண்டும் என்பதால் , இச் சிறு நூலினை தொகுத்து வழங்கியுள்ளேன். பக்த ப்ரஹலாதரை பற்றி நமக்கு தெரிந்ததெல்லாம் சில விஷயங்களை பற்றி தான். பல விஷயங்கள் பலருக்கும் தெரியாது. அது பற்றி தெரிய வேண்டுமென்றால் பல் வேறு நூல்களை ஆராய வேண்டும். நாம் பக்தியுடன் இறைவனை துதித்தால் […]

Markandeya Bhakti | Devotion of Markandeya

Markandeya Bhakti, Devotion of Markandeya… Similar to Prahlada and Dhruva, Markandeya also showed his staunch devotion on Lord Shiva from his childhood itself. These three Bhagavathas can be described as three main pillars of Sanatana Dharma, since by reading their life history, ordinary people like us, could also develop staunch devotion on the almighty. But, […]

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 […]

Mrikandu Rishi | Father of Markandeya

Mrikandu rishi was an ancient rishi, and he was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. He and his consort Marudmati worshipped Shiva for getting a noble son. As a result they had given the choice of either a pious son with a short life on earth or a child of unsound mind but with a […]