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10 Popular Stories of Child Krishna - A collection of Stories of Young Krishna

This collection of popular stories of child Krishna is based on the Srimad Bhagavad Purana. The book used as reference is the Srimad Bhagavatam (10th Edition) by Kamala Subramaniam published by Bhavan’s Book University. Putana To get rid of Sri Krishna, Kamsa decided to kill all the newborn children in his country. He thought up of methods of doing it and finally decided to give the evil job to Putana. From the moment she got the orders, she began wandering at will in the country of Kamsa. Wander as she was, at will, one day Putana, who was flying in the air saw Gokula and since she had not gone there yet, decided that she would go there. With her Asura powers, she changed herself into a beautiful woman. She entered the house of Nanda and reached the courtyard where the Lord was. Putana looked all around her. It so happened that no one was about. She lifted the child from the cradle. Taking him in her arms she sat down and placed him on her lap. Putana then lo

Book – Ramayana by C Rajagopalachari in Pdf – Download for free

Ramayana Retold by C Rajagopalachari is a very popular condensed version of the Epic Ramayan. Written in simple English, the book narrates all the important incidents in the Ramayana in nutshell. The American Gita society is offering the Ramayana Retold by C Rajagopalachari in pdf format. You can download it for free. The version provided by American Gita Society is edited by Edited by Jay Mazo. Link – Download Ramayana Retold by C Rajagopalachari in pdf

Bhimashankar Temple – Lord Shiva Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga

Bhimashankar Temple is the sixth among the twelve or Dwadash Jyothirlingas . Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga is located on the banks of the Bhima River and is about 125 km from Pune; 251 km from Mumbai and 250 km from Shirdi (map is given below). Lord Shiva appeared here in the form of a Jyoti (small flame). On the way to the temple is the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. During Shivratri a three-day fair is held at the temple and includes special Arati and Mahashringar of the Garbhagriha and Sabhamandap. Bhimashankar Temple Timings Bhimashankar Temple daily opens at 04:30 hrs. Aarti is performed thrice a day-04:30 hrs, 1500 hrs and 1900 hrs. The Sanctum Sanctorum is closed after 1500 hrs except on Mondays and during special tithis (days) like Pradosh etc. Mahapuja is performed at 1230 hrs. The temple closes at 2130 hrs. A devotee can enter the Sanctum Sanctorum and perform pujas and abhishek. The Sanctum Sanctorum at Bhimashankar More than 25 people can