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Quick Ganesha Facts

Some quick facts about Ganesha!

Here are the unknown secrets about Lord Ganesha that you are not aware of! Read those secrets below.

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Go through below slides and read some interesting and unknown secrets about Ganesha! 

10 Unknown Facts about Ganesha

1.     Lord Ganesha is the actual writer of the great Mahabharata. It is believed that Sage Ved Vyasa who was the narrator, preferred Ganesha to be his transcriber as nobody in the cosmos had bravery to compose such gigantic task.
2.   Parvati’s friends Jaya and Vijaya asked Parvati to create Lord Ganesha. They had suggested this to Parvati because Nandi and others followed orders of Lord Shiva only, hence there must be someone who needed to follow Parvati too. Hence Parvati created Ganesha with her own hands.
3.   As per the Shivpuran, the body colour of Lord Ganesha is green and red.
4.   Lord Ganesha has a snake tied around his belly for a purpose. His stomach represents an entire universe whereas the snake represents the cosmic energy of the universe that holds the entire universe perfectly.
5.   According to Shivpuran, Lord Shiva had once attacked Surya Dev. Surya Dev’s father got angry and cursed him that the way he had harmed his son’s body, one day his son’s body would cut away as well.
6.   Once Tulsidevi was passing by the banks of river Ganges. Seeing Lord Ganesha there, she got attracted towards him. She proposed him to marry her. But he refused her proposal. Tulsidevi angrily cursed that Lord Ganesha would marry soon. Lord Ganesha, in exchange, cursed her to be a plant forever.
7.   According to Shivpuran, Lord Ganesha’s marriage was arranged with Riddhi and Siddhi. He had two sons by the name – Shetra and Laabh.
8.   According to Ganesh Puran, there are 8 Gana in Chand Puran namely – Magan, Nagan, yagan, jagan, bhagan, ragan, sagan and tagan. Alphabets are also known as Gana
9.   Lord Ganesha’s popularity is not only limited in Hinduism alone, but he is worshipped in Buddhism as a Buddhist god Vinayaka.
10. There is an ancient statue of Lord Ganesha in China portrayed as Elephant God dating back to AD 531. Lord Ganesha has unique regional elements and physical as well as spiritual characteristics in the countries like China, Japan and Tibet.
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Quick Mahabharata Facts!

Some quick facts about Mahabharata!

Here are the unknown secrets about an epic ‘Mahabharata’ that you are not aware of! Read some of those secrets below.

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10 Unknown facts about Mahabharata 

1)      Ved Vyas was the father of Dhritrashtra (from Ambika), Pandu (both from Ambalika), Vidura (from Parisrama) and Shuka (from Pinjalaa). Vyasa is considered the author of Mahabharata.

2)      As Yuyutsu had fought the war from Pandavas side, out of 100 brothers of Kaurava, only Yuyutsu survived the Mahabharata war.

3)      Bhima was the father of Sarvaga (from Balandhara) who was much elder than Parikshit but was not given the throne. Instead, he became the ruler of his motherland, Kashi.
4)      Jayadrath was married to Dushala and was only brother-in-law to Kauravas and Pandavas. He was responsible for the death of Arjuna’a son Abhimanyu in the Chakravyuha.
5)      Arjun had a son called Iranvan (from Uloopi) who sacrificed himself to the goddess Kali to ensure favor and the victory of the Pandavas in the war. Before the sacrifice, he expressed a wish to marry a girl before dying. Krishna took female form of Mohini to fulfill his wish and married him. 
6)      Pandu was not father of any of his sons as all sky gods were called by Kunti to plant their seed in the wombs of Pandu’s two wives; Kunti and Madri. Out of five Pandavas, three were the sons of Kunti – Yudhisthira from Dharma, Bhima from Vayu and Arjuna from Indra. Madri and twin god Ashwin were parents of two twin sons, Nakula and Sahadeva .
7)      Mahabharata was an epic battle where huge weapons were used for mass destruction. Scientists describe it as the first nuclear war ever fought. Traces of radiation are found in the places where the war was fought.
8)      Lord Parshuram was Karna’s teacher.
9)      After Krishna left the earth, Pandavas also lost their interest in life and they started their journey to heaven with a dog. Only Yudhisthir and the dog made it to heaven as all Pandavas lost their lives during this journey. The dog who was accompanying Yudhisthir was Yamaraj.
10)   Drona who was sage Bharadwaj’s son, was born in a vessel.


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Date: 14th January (Fixed Date)
Other Names: Pongal, Lohri, Maghi, Uttarayan

This harvest festival is one main Hindu festivals that is celebrated in most parts of India socially. As the name ‘Makar Sankranti’ suggests, it is the day, which symbolizes the movement of the sun into the Makar rashi (Capricorn). Also bigger days start from this day. Kite flying, distributing til-gul ( sesame and jiggery sweet ) are the main attractions.

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