Episode # 55 – KADRU – The mother of snakes!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Sage Jarath-Kaaru putting forth two “nearly impossible” conditions for his marriage to happen. Sage Jarath-Kaaru wanted his wife to be of his same name and that, he wouldn’t go in search of her. She has to come searching for him and only then would he marry her. AsContinue reading “Episode # 55 – KADRU – The mother of snakes!!!”

Episode # 54 – Sage Jarath-Kaaru’s “Terms & Conditions” to get married!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed some important pointers pertaining to why should we perform the “Tarpana” and the “Shraadha” regularly without fail. We’ve witnessed in multiple contexts earlier as well, but specifically to this context of Sage Jarath-Kaaru, we’ve witnessed how the Pitru Devatas are extremely worried since Sage Jarath-Kaaru is not gettingContinue reading “Episode # 54 – Sage Jarath-Kaaru’s “Terms & Conditions” to get married!!!”

Episode # 53 – We perform “TARPANA” & SHRAADHA” for ourselves to attain “Moksha” after this birth!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed an important discussion as to why should we perform the “Tarpana” and the “Shraadha” regularly for our departed parents and grandparents. After their demise, since they become part of the “Pitru Lokha”, it is mandatory for us to offer our prayers and “Argya” (Offering) to our “Pitrus” orContinue reading “Episode # 53 – We perform “TARPANA” & SHRAADHA” for ourselves to attain “Moksha” after this birth!!!”

Episode # 52 – Why should we perform the “TARPANA” & “PITRU-KARYA” regularly without fail?

In the previous episode, we had witnessed Sage Jarath-Kaaru being convinced by the “Pitru-Devatas” to enter into the “Grihasta-Ashrama”. The main worry for the Pitru Devatas was that, if Sage Jarath-Kaaru did not have a family of his own, then who would continue the “Pitru-Kaarya” routine after Sage Jarath-Kaaru? We had witnessed earlier that SageContinue reading “Episode # 52 – Why should we perform the “TARPANA” & “PITRU-KARYA” regularly without fail?”

Episode # 51 – Sage Jarath-Kaaru decides to enter the Grihasta-Ashrama upon the Pitru Devatas’ request!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed a background of Sage Aasthika, who is going to be instrumental in stopping the “Sarpa Yaaga” that King Janame-Jaya is going to perform. Fuelled by Sage Utthanga, on one side, King Janame-Jaya is all set to begin the “Sarpa Yaaga”, which is meant to bring all snakes toContinue reading “Episode # 51 – Sage Jarath-Kaaru decides to enter the Grihasta-Ashrama upon the Pitru Devatas’ request!!!”

Episode # 50 – Who is Sage Aasthika? A detailed background!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the completion of the “Puloma Parva” and a brief commencement of the “Aasthika Parva”. All these are “Upa-Parvas” under the main “Aadhi Parva” and readers should remember this always as we go through further. In the “Puloma Parva”, we had witnessed Sage Bruhu’s family lineage and how SageContinue reading “Episode # 50 – Who is Sage Aasthika? A detailed background!!!”

Episode # 49 – The “AASTHIKA PARVA” – Setting the context for the grand Mahabharata recital!!!

We’re at an important juncture wherein we’re witnessing a meeting point of two separate events – One is King Janame-Jaya preparing himself to perform the “Sarpa-Yaaga” and the other one is the narration of the family lineage of Sage Bruhu. This Sage Bruhu’s story leads us to Sage Ruru, wherein his wife was allegedly bittenContinue reading “Episode # 49 – The “AASTHIKA PARVA” – Setting the context for the grand Mahabharata recital!!!”

Episode # 48 – Sahasrapada continues the narration of King Janame-Jaya’s “Sarpa-Yaga” 

We’re in the midst of witnessing some key moments that took place in Sage Bruhu’s family lineage, wherein we’re currently witnessing Ruru and his “Charitra”. We’ve witnessed Ruru getting married to Pramaadvara and before the marriage, how Pramaadvara was bitten by an extremely poisonous snake. As she was at the verge of dying, the DevasContinue reading “Episode # 48 – Sahasrapada continues the narration of King Janame-Jaya’s “Sarpa-Yaga” ”

Episode # 47 – Ruru’s vengeance towards  snakes – A brief background!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the family lineage of Sage Bruhu and how his wife, Puloma, was abducted by Raakshasa Puloma. Agni Bhagawan tried to come to the defence of Puloma, however, the Raakshasa was over-smart in claiming rights over Sage Bruhu’s wife. Finally, as Chavana Maharishi was taking birth from Puloma’s womb,Continue reading “Episode # 47 – Ruru’s vengeance towards  snakes – A brief background!!!”

Episode # 46 – Sage Bruhu’s family lineage – Sage Vyasa explains in detail!!!

In the previous episode, we had witnessed the commencement of the “Upa Parva” called “Puloma Parva” under the main “Aadhi Parva”. In this, we’re witnessing the “Charitra” of Sage Bruhu and his wife Puloma. In this Charitra, there is another Raakshasa by name Puloma. Readers should be careful to differentiate between these two Pulomas. OneContinue reading “Episode # 46 – Sage Bruhu’s family lineage – Sage Vyasa explains in detail!!!”