Uchaisravas (Uchchaihshravas), 7-headed divine Horse

Uchchaihshravas

Uchchaihshravas

According to Hindu Puranas, Uchaisravas (Uchchaihshravas) is a seven-headed divine horse, which was formed during the churning of the ocean of milk. It is considered to be the horse of Bhakta Prahalada and later on it was gifted by him to his grandson Bali, the Demon king. By riding the holy horse, Bhakta Prahalada and his grandson, Bali, had won in many battles held with the Demi Gods in the heaven. Uchaisravas is said to be very beautiful with marvellous appearance.

The details about the holy horse, was mentioned in the Ramayana, Bhagavad Gita and Mahabharata. In the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna declares that among the horses, he is the Uchaisravas.Uchaisravas is considered as the king among the horses.

Uchaisravas is a very good natured horse, and was considered as a holiest one among the living beings in the earth and heaven. It also contains the features of Lord Vishnu. It is capable to fly in the sky and can reach all the divine worlds within a few minutes. Now it is living in the SwargaLoka along with his master Lord Indra, and serving him in a pleasing manner.

Let us worship the divine horse and be blessed.

“OM SRI UCHAISRAVAS NAMAHA”

“OM SRI INDRA BHAGAVANE NAMAHA”

“OM NAMO NARAYANA”

WRITTEN BY

R.HARISHANKAR

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