1) General information. The mount Mahameru has an area of eighteen thousand nazhikas (Indian mile of i Ko6a) and a height of two thousand nazhikas. On the eastern side of this mount there are two mountains called jathara and Devakuta. Pavamana and Pariyatra are the two mountains on the western side. On the south there […more]
The abode of Ananta in the nether regions. (Devi Bhagavata, Canto 8). (There are certain indications that Ananta refers to Trivandrum, Capital city of the Kerala State. Explanations of words like Svarga, Bhumi, Pitdla, Ananta, Deva, Asura, throw much light on this inference). […more]
This temple contains the Deity of Lord Keshava. This Maha-Vishnu Deity, lying on Sesa Naga, is 5.5m (18 ft) long and is viewed from three doors. The Adi Keshava Temple is about 45km southeast of Thiruvananthapuram in the town of Tiruvattar. Few people visit. The Deity faces west instead of east. The Deity’s left […more]
In Padma Purāṇa, Kārtika Māhātmya, it is stated that Rādhā-kuṇḍa is very dear to Śrī Hari and is situated near Giri Govardhan hill. By taking bath in Rādhā-kuṇḍa on the eight day of waning moon in the month of Kārtika[Bahulāṣṭamī] one can greatly please Lord Hari who enjoys His pastimes there. This Kuṇḍa is as […more]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Usinaras (Devanagari:उसीनर) were an ancient people attested to have been living in central Punjab since remote antiquity. They were often associated with Madras, Kekayas, Sibis etc. and their territory formed part of Vahika country according to evidence of Pāṇini. Contents 1 Usinaras in Vedic literature 2 Mahabharata references 2.1 Usinara […more]
A country conquered by Karna. (Slokas 1921, Chapter 254, Vana Parva, M.B. ).
The place of abode of Siva in the Himalayas. (Sloka 22, Chapter 327, Sand Parva, M.B. ).
The mountain of Mandara which was used as a churn-stick to churn the great milky ocean, Ksirabdhi went down the ocean. Then Mahavisnu took the shape of a tortoise to lift it up and this first tortoise was called Adikurma. (Sloka 12, Chapter 18, Adi Parva, M.B.).
A country of ancient India. Sri Krsna conquered this land. (8loka 16, Chapter 11, Drona Parva, M.B. ).