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Keshidhwaja – The Story of Kesidhwaja and Khandikya

The story of Kesidhwaja and Khandikya is mentioned in the Vishnu Purana. Keshidhwaja was the son of Kritadhwaja. Khandikya was the cousin of Keshidhwaja. Both were interested in spiritual pursuits and famous for their spiritual knowledge. But they both nurtured hostilities and Khandikya was finally driven out from the kingdom. In the forest, Khandikya concentrated on spiritual pursuits and attained immense knowledge from nature and seekers of true wisdom who roamed in the forest. Once Kesidhwaja went to the forest perform a yajna but an unfortunate incident happened. A milch cow of Kesidhwaja was killed by a tiger during the yajna. This was considered as a great sin. Kesidhwaja wanted redemption of sin. None of the saints were able to help Kesidhwaja. Finally one sage suggested that only Khandikya could help him. Kesidhwaja went to the forest in search of Khandikya. Friends of Khandikya advised him to kill Kesidhwaja and take revenge. But Khandikya decided agai

Book – The Science of the Rishis – The Spiritual and Material Discoveries of the Ancient Sage of India

The book titled “The Science of the Rishis – The Spiritual and Material Discoveries of the Ancient Sage of India” is written by Mataji Devi Vanamali. The book is a complete introduction to Sanatana Dharma, the spiritual science of the Hindu Sages. The book examines how many core concepts of Hinduism, including Brahman, Atman, Bhakti, Karma and reincarnation relate to modern science. It also explores the scientific discoveries of the rishis, ancient Vedic sages, and how they have only recently been discovered by Western scientists. The book reveals the concepts of quantum physics hidden within the Vedas, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads and the Puranas. You can find more about the book here at the website of Vanamali Ashram . Now you can also read the first chapter of the book for free.