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The story of Garuda

April 30, 2011

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The race of snakes trace their origins to Kadru, the wife of rishi Kashyapa. Kadru bore a thousand snakes for her sons through the grace of the muni. Kadru also had a sister by the name Vinata, who was also married to Kashyapa.

The story of Elephant & Tortoise – Supratika and Vibhavasu

May 12, 2010

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Once there lived two brothers Vibhāvasu and Supraťika, who were both sages engaged in ascetic penances. Vibhāvasu, the elder one was susceptible to anger. Supraťika, the younger among the two, was keen to partition their family wealth, and he made repeated attempts attempts to achieve this. One day Vibhāvasu called his brother and said, “Men […]

The story of Adisesha

April 10, 2010

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Sesha was born to sage Kashyapa and his wife Kadru. Kadru gave birth to a thousand snakes, of which Sesha was the eldest. After Sesha were born Vasuki, Airavata and Takshaka, in order. A lot of Sesha’s brothers were cruel in nature and were bent upon inflicting harm on others. They were even unkind to […]