Sanatan Dharma Itihasa (History)
There are many holy scriptures like the Vedas, Upanishads, Purana’s and epics like the Ramayana and Mahabharata which teach us the reality of life. This section brings together important stories which we can read and infer to make our lives better.
Sanatan Dharma is popularly know as Hinduism. It is one of the most ancient cultures that has survived and is thriving because of its religious and spiritual traditions. Loosely translated, Sanatan Dharma means everlasting natural law.
Sanatan Dharma Itihasa
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The various posts of Sanatan Dharma a.k.a. Hinduism on our site are easy to understand. They have been interpreted and written in a story form such that they are clearly understood.
You will find origin stories from varied sources like the Upanishads, Epics like the Ramayana and Mahabharat, and Puranas among other holy texts along with the origin stories of different festivals celebrated throughout the world by followers of Sanatan Dharma.
Learn about the Beginnings of Mahabharata, How Devavrat became Bhishma, How were Dhritarashtra, Pandu and Vidura born. How the Kauravas and Pandavas born.
Learn the story of Narasimha Avatar, the incarnation of Vishnu who killed the Asura king Hiranyakashyap to save his devotee Prahlada .
Learn about the Story of Buddha, the prince who left everything for enlightenment. What made Siddhartha Gautama to become the Buddha.
Learn about the story of Ganapati the wise and courageous son of God Shiv and goddess Parvati.
Learn about Matsya Avatar, the first incarnation of Bhagwan Vishnu and how he saved the Vedas from a Demon. Also learn about King Manu and the great deluge.
Learn about Kurma Avatar, the second incarnation of Bhagwan Vishnu. Also find out how Bhagwan Shiv got the name Neelkanth and about Mohini avatar of Bhagwan Vishnu.
Sanskrit Wisdom Story of Ramayana Learn about the story of Rama, prince of Ayodhya, seventh incarnation of Bhagwan Vishnu. He is...
Sanskrit Wisdom Katha Upanishad Story of Nachiketa Learn about the conversation between Yama the god of death and Nachiketa from the...
Sanskrit Wisdom Gayatri Mantra History Learn about the origin of Gayatri Mantra which is considered to be one of the important...
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Apart from Sanskrit Grammar, Composition and Vocabulary sections, this section has many articles which talk about the importance of Sanskrit among other things.