Category Archives: Mythology

The tragic love story of Pururava and Urvashi

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Indian Cinema has been known among the masses for portraying obsessed lovers; the classic example being Prince Salim in Mughal -e-Azam. Some of them even possess an extraordinary verbal communication style (K-K-K-K-Kiran). Others possess supposedly cool hairstyles. And some have a story where they leave the world for somebody and then that ‘somebody’ leaves them.…

The wrath of God

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This story is a myth on how different languages came in to the world.   At first when the world was created, all men spoke the same language.  They all lived together under the stars. But to protect themselves against nature they wanted to build a house. They started building the house; one storey after…

The Birth of Helen

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This is the popular myth of Helen’s birth that indirectly contributed to the cause of the battle of Troy.   Helen is the most important figure of Greek mythology. The abduction of Helen by Paris contributed directly to the beginning of the battle of Troy. Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda. Her putative…

THE BIRTH OF DRAUPADI

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MAHABHARATA IS NOT ONLY ITIHASA BUT ITIHASA PURANA AND SO THE POSSIBILITY OF METAPHORS NEVER ENDS.   Draupadi is the most important female character of the epic Mahabharata. She was the daughter of King Drupad, the king of Panchala. She was married to all the five Pandava brothers, Yudhistira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva. She…

The Myth of Sisyphus

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The myth of Sisyphus is a very famous Greek myth. In this myth Sisyphus was punished for his cunningness and betrayal by God King Zeus. King Sisyphus did not like to do anything that would not bear him result. So, Zeus gave him a duty for eternity. He had to push a big rock up…

Story of a forgotten goddess

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It was the darkest moment with nothingness spread around when the universe had not been born. While meditating on creation before its process was begun, Sattavaguna – sublime nature, emerged in Brahma’s mind. I wish to create something, Brahma thought and from there was born a lustrous being, Saraswati, known as Brahmani, consort of the…

The devout clash

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The house turns upside down when one sister pulls the hair of another or brothers smack each other. It’s even worse when our parents fight for petty as well as gigantic issues. Wars between countries lead to immense misery and anguish. Think of what mass devastation would take place when gods battle each other in…

Mahabharata in Ramayana

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When Characters of Mahabharata meets Lord Ram!   Since Lord Rama was sentenced of the fourteen year exile, he always used to go out for hunting everyday. And as usual was out for hunting when suddenly a bullet gushed out of a high tech automated shotgun from somewhere in the woods and passed through a…