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Hindu Stories Of Gods – Not Mere Stories – Universal Truths

The one Supreme Reality has been styled, by various names by the learned seers, they call One by many names. This concept of Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism) is not easy to digest. The teachings of Vedas and Upanishads are incomprehensible to most since the languages were obscure. To make common people understand the immortal and universals teachings in Hinduism, Puranas with Hindu stories of Gods were written by Hindu seers. These are not mere stories or figment of imagination but the universal teachings of Hinduism told through symbols. The symbolism is often missed by devotees and scholars. After the Vedic age of Hinduism, we get the Puranic age where the great sage Vyasa wrote all the great Puranas in which were given the stories of Gods in which the truths of the Vedas were interwoven. The sages of the Puranas did this with such skill that people did not realize that they were actually living a Vedic life when the followed the exhortations of the Puranas. The Puranic sages lik