There was once a Hindu king of Bengal who was undefeated and united Bengal from the foothills of Assam to the north of Andhra Pradesh. This is the legend of the great Shashanka.
In the eastern part of India there are numerous folklore which revolve around the rivalry between the goddess of skills and learning, Saraswati, and the goddess of wealth and prosperity, Lakshmi. Such tales generally signify deep philosophical messages wrapped up in humor and myths.
(Published in the September 2017 issue of Samaj Sangbad, BAGC) What would you choose? A short-lived genius A long-lived dull…
What does the legend of the white canoe tell us?
Vasanata is the season of union. Neither the separation of winter nor the aggression of summer stands a chance in this season. It is a season that is kind, playful and cares about the other, not just the self.
son of God or Sun god?
Is She trying to tell us something?
Do you know who were the demons born from the ear wax of Vishnu?
Is the battle between Devi and the demon just a mythological tale?