Category: Mythology

Theory: Svarbhanu’s True Motive 0

Theory: Svarbhanu’s True Motive

Perhaps Svarbhanu, the Raksasa Asura who attempted (and succeeded) at partaking of the amrita, the nectar of immortality, didn’t actually want immortality, but rather undefeatable power and prowess, as found in the Kundalini energy...

Brahma and Sarasvati 0

Prajapati, Creation & Pūrva Phalguṇī

Prajapati is the ultimate creator, creating the heavens, the earth, and all creatures living in the universe (including us humans). The Taittiriya Brahmana states that Prajapati continually created living creatures out of the sacrifices...

Daksha’s Curse on Candra 0

Daksha’s Curse on Candra

Daksha found that Soma overly favored one daughter (Rohini) over the others, thus neglecting their needs and flouting his responsibilities. For this, Daksha cursed him to wither and die. Chandra Dev approached and worshipped...

Agni and Svaha 0

The Mātṛkās

Mātṛkā means unknown, unrealized mother. So long as the mystery of Mātṛkā is not realized, she is a source of bondage or limitation. When her mystery is realized, she becomes the source of liberation. –...