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Narasimha Stuti in Kannada in pdf

Narasimha Stuti is chanted to get the blessings of Lord Narasimha – the avatar of Lord Vishnu. The prayer is for wish fulfillment and overcoming all forms of prayer. The Stuti in Kannada in pdf format is given below. The text or lyrics of Narasimha Stuti in Kannada language is provided by Sundar Kidambi of prapatti. It can be chanted daily morning and evening. Link  –  Kannada Narasimha Stuti

Garuda Rescues Rama and Lakshman From Nagapasha Arrow Of Indrajit In Ramayana

Garuda, the divine eagle and vehicle of Vishnu, appears to rescue Rama and Lakshman who were bound by the Nagapasha Arrow of Indrajit in the Ramayana. The episode is mentioned in the Yuddha Kanda of the Ramayana. Indrajit who could not withstand the assault of Rama uses magic (Maya) to fight. He disappears into the sky and shoots arrows on Rama and Lakshman. Both Rama and Lakshman are injured as they cannot see Indrajit and his arrows. Finally Indrajit uses the Nagapasha arrow to tie down Rama and Lakshman. Nagas or poisonous snakes form coils on the body Rama and Lakshman and they are made immobile. The poison takes effect on the brothers and both fall unconscious. The vanarasena is worried. Sushena, the physician, asks Hanuman to bring Sanjivakarani and Vishalyakarani two herbs. But suddenly a strong breeze appeared in the area. Mountains and trees started swaying in the strong breeze. Huge waves appeared in the ocean. Vanaras looked up and saw Garuda in the sky.

Kokilavan Dham – Story Of Shani Dev Temple at Kosi Kalan Mathura Uttar Pradesh

The famous Shani Dev Temple , also known as Kokilavan Dham, at Kosi Kalan near Mathura in Uttar Pradesh is believed to be the spot where Lord Krishna gave darshan to Shani Dev (God Shani). The temple is visited by thousands of devotees on Saturday (Shanivar), the day dedicated to Lord Shani. Kokilavan Dham Story There is an interesting story associated with Lord Krishna and Shani Dev and the Kokilavan Dham. Legend has it that when Lord Krishna was born all Devas (demigods) visited Nandgaon. Shani Dev too came to see little Krishna but Yashoda did not let him see young Krishna . Reason Shanidev might bring bad upon Krishna . Shani felt disappointed and went to a nearby forest and started performing austerities (tapas). He wanted to know why he was being sidelined when he is doing his duty of punishing people according to their Karma. It is said that Shani only creates trouble on those people who do bad Karma. Moved by Shani’s plight, Lord Krishna appeared be