Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Were Shri Krishna and Achilles the same?

Please do not get surprised. Why this is being asked is the way they were rendered vulnerable. Shri Krishna had to leave this world after an archer accidentally shot him in the heel.

Similarly, Achilles had his weakness in his heel.

You can read the whole story here

Saturday, 11 August 2012

Ravana was actually a follower of Vishnu

Though Ravana was killed by Ram ( Vishnu's dashavatar), but as a fact, Ravana was a follower of Vishnu. Due to a curse from Sanath kumaras and subsequently according to a remedy suggested by vishnu, gatekeepers of Vishnu, Jaya and Vijaya born as rakshashas in three births and killed by Vishnu. Have a look at them who were they in their three births:

Hiranyakashyap-  killed by Narsingh Avatar.
Ravana- killed by Ram avatar.
Shishupala- killed by Krishna avatar.

Ram killing Ravana

Ram killing Ravana

Hiranyaksha - killed by Varaha avatar.
Kumbhkarna - killed by Ram avatar.
Dantavakra- killed by Shri Krishna avatar

Read the full story here of the curse.

Read the story behind death of Ravana and Hiranyakashyap.

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Shri Krishna TWICE used a weapon in Mahabharat war!

Surprised? Many of us don't know that Shri Krishna vowed to not to use a weapon in Mahabharat war, but he did use them couple of times. you will wonder that what were the occsasions. well, one was against Bhishma when he lifted the wheel of the chariot and the second time he actually used his Sudarshan chakra. This culminated in the killing of a warrior from Kaurava's side. Read the following articles to know more:

First incident of Shri Krishna using a weapon

Second incident of Shri Krishna using a weapon