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INDIAN MYTHOLOGICAL STORIES

A collection of myth, especially one belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition is the dictionary definition of mythology. It is also defined as a set of stories or beliefs about a particular person, institution, or situation, especially when exaggerated or fictitious.

Myths and legends are an integral part of human existence. They have been around us all the time. Though their validity is susceptible, nobody seems to mind as they stand as a proof of the human belief in divine powers. Here we bring to you a collection of popular mythological stories that will take you to times of yore when gods co-habited with humans, divine voices could be heard and visions seen. Know more about deities you worship everyday.


Priyavrata
Priyavrata
Hiranyakasipu, was an unconquerable king of the demons of whom friends and foe were dreaded...

Purandaradasa
Purandaradasa
Purandaradasa was famous among the Haridasas of Karnataka; foremost among the talented Karnatic composers. He earned much money and lived only...

Rishi Chyavana
Rishi Chyavana
Sharyati was a pious and learned king. His daughter, Sukanya, was known for her beauty with eyes like lotus flowers. Once, the king went out on a hunting...

Saraswathi
Saraswathi
In the midst of a large, full bloomed white lotus flower sat Saraswathi, the goddess of learning, arts and literature and the consort of Brahma, the creator...

Thirujnanasambandhar
Thirujnanasambandhar
Each of the three major devotees of Shiva in the Peria Puranam represents a different age group.Thirunavaukkarasar, the aged Lord of language whose hymns are full ...

Sati
Sati
Daksha the Prajapathi married Prasuti who was the third daughter of Manu. She gave birth to sixteen daughters. Of all the daughters, except Sati was married...

Varaha Avatara
Varaha Avatara
After the Mahabharatha war Hastinapura was ruled by the Pandava brothers for a long time. Yudhistira, the eldest of the Pandavas ruled the kingdom and Lord.

Vasistha Arundhati
Vasistha Arundhati
"Arundhati……Arundhati! Where are you, child? Her mother called out. "the cows have to be milked. Have you fed them?" Devahuti asked again. Arundhati

Vishwamithra Menakas
Vishwamithra Menakas
Tall, strong, with a ram rod like body, he was known as King Kaushik, a great Kshatriya king. With a vast kingdom, men, wealth and sons, he really did not have any wants...

Vamana Avatara
Vamana Avatara
Prahalada had a son Virochana who was married to Devamba and she gave birth to a son named Bali. Bali spent most of his time with his grandfather learning all the virtues...

The Milky Ocean
The Milky Ocean
Durvasa was a very powerful rishi who was a great devotee of Sri Vishnu. One day when he was back from Vaikuntha after meeting Sri Vishnu, he also happened to meet....

Seshachalam
Seshachalam
Once Lord Sriman Narayana was insulted by a Maharishi named Brugu but in turn the Lord was very kind to him. However Goddess Sri Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Narayana ...

Varaha Swamy
Varaha Swamy
Long, long ago in the dawn of Satya yuga wherein human beings were righteous and lived an upright moral life, the rishis had the power of visiting all the higher ..

Srinivasa and Padmavathi
The Story Of Padmavathy
Once upon a time a king of Chandra dynasty by name Sudharman ruled the province, having his capital at Narayanpuram, very near the hill range of Seshadri....

Thondaiman
Thondaiman
The marriage of Lord Srinivasa and Padmavathy happened with a great pomp in the town of Narayanapuram. After the ceremony of the wedding was over...

Shakuntala pg no1
Shakuntala
The Kings of the Puru dynasty are famous. A number of them were royal sages.Bharata’s father Dushyanta was a royal sage.Shakuntala is the venerable mother..

Shakuntala pg no2
Shakuntala
Kanva blessed Shakuntala. He asked her to worship Agni whom they used to worship every day. Shakuntala went round Agni and then prostrated before her father.. .

Sri Lakshmi Devi And Padmavathy
Sri Lakshmi Devi And Padmavathy
Sri Lakshmi Devi after her separation from the Lord reached Gollapuram and had been doing penance. She had the feeling of indignity so strong that even after years...

Shiva's Sons
shiva
The snow capped mountains with their sharp peaks rising on all sides, beautiful flowers and trees and peace all round, the eternal sound of stillness, the murmur ...

Who Is Greatest pg no1
Who Is Greatest
In our ancient land the forest known as Naimisharanya is a vibrant spiritual centre. Several sages and seers lived there performing intense spiritual intense spiritual..

Who Is Greatest pg no1
Who Is Greatest
Brugu Maharishi though for a moment that to test the great ones is as pernicious a task as touching a live coal to know how hot it is. The situation was so compelling...