Vishwamitra | Brahmarishi Vishvamitra

Brahmarshi Vishwamitra is one of the most famous rishis of ancient India. Vishwamitra is mentioned in various divine texts and Puranas. He has also authored some portions of the Rigveda. His birth name is Kaushika. IMPORTANCE The story of Vishwamitra is found in the Valmiki Ramayana. Mahabharata also tells about the history of Vishwamitra. Kaushika […]

Story of Sage Vishwamitra and Lord Indra

Many years ago, there was a terrible drought. There was no food to be had. The sage Vishvamitra had come to the banks of the river Goutami Ganga with his disciples. Vishvamitra’s wife, children and disciples were all hungry. The sage therefore sent his disciples out to look for food. They searched everywhere, but could […]