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Gorakhnath Jayanti 2023 date - Birth Anniversary of Guru Gorakhnath

Gorakhnath Jayanti is believed to be the day when Guru Gorakhnath, the most important Guru of the Nath Sampradaya appeared on earth. Gorakhnath Jayanti 2023 date is May 5.  It is observed on the Purnima day in Vaishakh month as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in North India . Please note that this birth anniversary is not followed by many sects associated with the Guru. Another popular date is Magh Shukla Paksha Trayodashi tithi - February 3, 2023. Hindu God Shiva as Adinath is believed to have taught the secrets of the Supreme Truth to Matsyendranath and He taught it to Gorakshanath. Gorakshanath is the most important teacher of the Nath Sampradaya tradition and he is credited with many important books which are the basis of the tradition. Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh is the most important shrine associated with the Guru. It is believed that in 11th Century BC Guru Gorakhnath visited the place and performed puja and sat in contemplation for a long pe

Story Of Daruka – Charioteer Of Sri Krishna

Story of Daruka, charioteer of Bhagavan Sri Krishna, is found mainly in the Mahabharata. He had extraordinary skill in driving a chariot. When Sri Krishna fought against the king of Salva, Daruka was badly injured by the arrows of Salva. In the Mahabharata war, Daruka drove the chariot of Satyaki. When Satyaki fought Karna, Daruka used his talent and skill, many times, to rescue Satyaki. After Sri Krishna disappeared from earth, Daruka saw the horses of Sri Krishna’s chariot flying and disappearing in the sky. He also witnessed the end of the Yadava clan. He informed Arjuna about the end of Yadavas. He accompanied Arjuna in his last journey to Dwaraka. Related Story of Sri Krishna and Banasur

Story Asuras And Devas - Help Each Other to Prosper

Once there was an intense debate between Asuras (demons) and Devas (demigods) as to who is the best. Asuras said they were the best. Devas said they were the best. The debate was soon turning out into physical assault. The elders in the two groups decided to stop the debate before an all-out war was declared. Demons and demigods decided to approach Brahma, the God of creation, to find out who among them is the best. The question was put before Brahma, who told them that he would give the answer the next day and invited both the parties to have lunch at this place. A sumptuous meal was prepared, the Devas were invited to dine in the eastern side, and the Asuras were invited to dine in the western side. Both were not able to see each other. Just before the food was served, Brahma paralyzed the hands of both Devas and Asuras in such a way that the hands were unable to reach the mouth. The hands only could be lifted to a particular height. Asuras found it impossible to