Treasures that appeared during Samudra Manthana or Churning of Ocean



Samudra Manthana, or Churning of Ocean, is a very popular incident mentioned in the Hindu Puranas. Samudra Manthan is the churning of the ocean performed by Asuras (demons) and Devas (gods) to obtain Amrita or nectar of immortality. Apart from Amrita numerous other things too appeared during the churning.

The divine things that appeared are –
Cosmic Poison – Halahala
Kamadhenu – Wish fulfilling cow
Goddess Lakshmi – Goddess of prosperity
Saranga – Bow
Airavata - White elephant
Ucchaishrva – Flying horse
Panchanjya – Conch Shell
Vaijayanti – Garland of flowers
Rambha and others – Nymphs
Varuni – God of Wine
Kama – God of Love
Kalpavriksha – Tree in Heaven
Chintamani – the gem with the power to fulfill dreams
Akshaya Patra – The pot that is always full
Dhanvantri – God of medicine
Amrita – Elixir of life or nectar of immortality