Myth & Legends of India: Krishna, Naraka and the Founding of Dvaraka

Enjoy this tale from Myths & Legends of India ❤ Because Krishna is a major character in the epic, Vyasa - or those who hand down the epic orally, with many changes and additions - felt the need to include a full account of his life. The pretext for it is a conflict between Sisupala … Continue reading Myth & Legends of India: Krishna, Naraka and the Founding of Dvaraka

Myth & Legends of India: The Birth & Childhood of Krishna

Myth & Legends of India  The night Krishna was born ^ Krishna as a child ^ “Along the epic stories of the Mahabharata and Ramayana, the life of Krishna – the most popular and celebrated incarnation of the god Vishnu – is one of the great sagas of India, and deserves a book in itself. Krishna is revered and remembered as … Continue reading Myth & Legends of India: The Birth & Childhood of Krishna

Myth & Legends of India: The Birth of Skanda

Here is a tale of the Hindu War god, Skanda (A.k.A) Kartikeya. From Myths and Legends of India Skanda aka Kartikeya Skanda Legends in the Puranas Sometimes also known as Murugan (Bachelor god). The six heads represent the The six sites at which Karthikeya sojourned while leading his armies against Surapadman are Tiruttanikai, Swamimalai, Tiruvavinankudi … Continue reading Myth & Legends of India: The Birth of Skanda