Category Archives: Mythology

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…

KINNAUR – SHANGRI-LA

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  Story doesn’t always needs a creatural hero. This is a story of a brisk ecstasy that is situated in the lap of Himalayas. This is the story of kinnaur, (which is believed to be) the abode of Lord Shiva.   There are many mythological stories about the beautiful district of kinnaur, situated in Himachal…

Loved By The Dark Lord

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  “How wonderful and strange it is to be loved by something that hates all else” Taking a different turn from the most common versions of the original Greek myth, this story showcases the possibly of what could’ve happened if the God of Death had gone against all his ruthless Godly instincts and instead followed his…

Gods of Rain

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Chaac and Tlaloc, two gods of rain for two tribes were as similar and as different to each other as they could be.   In the Pre-Colombian Mesoamerican traditional religious beliefs, Chaac and Tlaloc are two important deities associated with rain and fertility. Whereas Chaac is worshipped by the Mayans, Tlaloc is by the Aztecs.…