Inspiring Stories

The importance of chanting God’s name !


Saint Dnyanewshar once came to Pandharpur and met Namdev. Namdev prostrated to Saint Dnyanewshar and they hugged each other. Saint Dnyanewshar then told him that he greatly desired to have Namdev’s company for the yatra. Saint Dnyanewshar and Namdev started on a yatra with a few others. They would go to every village and perform […]

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Siddhis are hurdles in the process of self realisation.


Saint  Dnyanewshar made a composition on Bhagavad Gita called  Dnyanewshari. Till date it is the most popular book in Marathi on Bhagavad Gita. They then came back to Paithan and stayed there. There was a person called Changadev who was a Yogi, he was 1000 years old. He would walk on water, fly in the […]

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Sage Narada and Maya Devi


Sage Narada and Maya Devi Once God Vishnu told Sage Narada that , there is nothing real in this world and what all we see is due to the playful acts of Maya Devi. Narada did not understand it and requested God Vishnu to make him experience the powers of Maya Devi. Vishnu took sage […]

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Story of Gajendra Moksha


There was a beautiful mountain named Trikuta. The waves of the ocean lapped at the foot of Trikuta. There were thick forests on the mountain. And in the forests there lived a king of elephants named Gajendra. He ruled over all the other elephants in the herd. One day Gajendra was playing with his family […]

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Saint Guru Nanak Dev and the Two Villages


Saint Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, came with one of his disciples into a village where most of the people were very nice, sweet, generous and religious. Guru Nanak Dev ji  and his disciple were extremely happy to see this village where people were so pious. Guru Nanak Dev ji was very pleased. […]

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Inspiring stories-Gold Rain


  There are numerous stories associated with Shiv’s marriage to Parvati. One such story is mentioned in a 13th century Kashmiri poem on Shiv and it teaches how lust for gold creates nothing but confusion and chaos. The marriage of Shiv and Parvati was about to take place but to the astonishment of all assembled; […]

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Everything that exists is God


  The Master said: ‘Everything that exists is God.’ The pupil understood it literally, but not in the true spirit. While he was passing through a street, he met with an elephant. The driver (mâhut) shouted aloud from his high place, ‘Move away, move away!’ The pupil argued in his mind, ‘Why should I move […]

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The story of Bhakt Prahlad and His saviour God Narsimha !


    Prahlad’s story begins during the time of God Vishnu’s fourth avatar (incarnation) Varaha. In order to rescue the earth from the captivity of Hiranyaksha, God Vishnu had arrived in the avatar (incarnation) Varaha (boar) form and killed him. Hiranyaksha’s elder brother Hiranyakashipu was very angry about this. He resolved to take revenge of […]

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Condition of Hindus


Once a saint had domesticated some parrots in his hut and for their security, he had taught them a song, “Shikari aayega, jaal bichhayega, par hum nahin jaayenge”, meaning that the hunter will come, lay his trap, but we will not go. One day, the saint went to a nearby village to seek alms. In […]

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