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Agni and Kartikeya

Chaturvedi, B. K.

Agni and Kartikeya

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Published by Books for All in Delhi .
Written in English

  • Agni (Hindu deity),
  • Kārttikeya (Hindu deity),
  • Gods, Hindu -- India.,
  • Mythology, Hindu.

  • Edition Notes

    Hymns and prayers in Sanskrit and Sanskrit (romanized) with Hindi and English translations.

    StatementB.K. Chaturvedi.
    SeriesGods and goddesses of India -- 013
    LC ClassificationsBL1225.A45 C43t 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p. :
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22632884M
    ISBN 108173862125

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For one, Kartikeya, the Destroyers son by Anuja Chandramouli is an incredibly engaging book, it took me under two days to finish it. The mystique of the eponymous character played its part in keeping me hooked as well as the fluid writing style that is so characteristic of Anuja/5(63).

Agni and Kartikeya: Gods and Goddesses of India: 13 (Gods & Goddesses of India) [B.K. Chaturvedi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying Agni and Kartikeya book. This may seem strange at first glance, since Kartikeya Agni and Kartikeya book the son of Shiva, not Agni.

But if you remember the story of Kartikeya, as described Agni and Kartikeya book this chapter of the Bala Kanda of the Ramayana, Kartikeya was born from Shiva's fiery seed, which was carried by Agni and then deposited into the Ganga river.

As a result, Agni is often considered as. Lord Kartikeya, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, is known by different names – Lord Swaminatha, Lord Murugan, Skand and more. His brother is Lord Ganesha. There is an interesting story of a competition between two brothers, Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikeya and how Lord Kartikeya subsequently chose to live in Tamil region.

Anuja Chandramouli‘s bestselling mythology based novel Kartikeya, the Destroyer’s Son is based on War God Agni and Kartikeya book legend. Now it is a recent trend in Indian fantasy fiction that authors like to pick up mythological characters from Indian epics and retelling their stories in a different way.

No doubt, it is a good initiative, it not Author: Anuja Chandramouli. (This is the Agni and Kartikeya book article of the series titled ‘Unknown Tales from the Puranas’.There are myriad stories from puranas and upapuranas that are hardly known to most of series will cover such lesser known tales, as well as unknown versions of the popular tales from pauranika the earlier story here.

The present story narrates the birth of Skanda/ Guha/. Lord Kartikeya is a Hindu god, the son of Shiva and Parvati, and is a much revered deity especially in South India. He is known by various names like Murugan, Shanmukha (Shanmuga), Subhramanian, Shadanana, Guha, Senthil, Saravana, Kumaraswamy and Skanda.

Kartikeya is quintessentially brave, intelligent, and perfection personified because of. The story of the birth of Lord Agni and Kartikeya book or Murugan has different versions. In some texts it is said that he is the son of 'Agni' or the God of fire. However according to the Skanda Agni and Kartikeya book, Kartikeya is said to be the elder son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, and the brother of Lord : Sanchita Chowdhury.

Even Agni found the power of Shiva’s tapas too much to bear and carried it off to the river Ganga (Kartikeya is also called Gangeya). The Ganga then deposited the fiery semen in. Agni, The Vedic Fire Agni and Kartikeya book of Hinduism. by Jayaram V. Agni is the most popular god of the Rigveda as is evident from the number of hymns addressed to him in the scripture.

Fire is central to all vedic rituals. In terms of importance, he is next only to Indra, the Lord of the Agni and Kartikeya book deities and Indra's heaven. All the offerings in the Vedic.

Kartikeya in the Mahabharata: In a complicated story, he is said to have been born from Agni and Svaha, after the latter impersonated the six of the seven wives of the Saptarishi (Seven Sages). The Bhagavad-Gita (Ch, Verse 24), Krishna, while explaining his omnipresence, names the most perfect being, mortal or divine, in each of several.

The study and evolution of Skanda-Kartikeya forms T. Satyamurthy Chennai the son of Agni — as mentioned in the Vedas — into Skanda-Kartikeya itself is a complex exercise.

nose inside bookLocation: Kasturi Agni and Kartikeya book, Anna Salai,Mount Road, Chennai,Tamil Nadu. Agni gave unto him two heroic companions, grinders of hostile armies, who were named Jwalajihbha and Jyoti.

Ansa gave unto Skanda of great intelligence five companions, Parigha, and Vata, and Bhima of terrible strength, and Dahati and Dahana, both of whom were exceedingly fierce and possessed of great energy.

[This story is from [Maha].See 'Birth Of Kartikeya' for the more well known version of Skanda's birth. Long ago, a war raged between the Devas and their half-brothers, the Asuras. Purandara was at a loss to know what to do, for the Asuras had grown very strong with the help of divine boons, and were inflicting heavy damages on the Deva army.

Lord Shiva is the un-manifest Divinity, while Lord Kartikeya is the manifest. So you can think of Lord Kartikeya as symbolic of the Kundalini Shakti. There is a story about Lord Kartikeya from the Puranas. When Kartikeya was a young child, His father, Lord Shiva asked him to go and study and receive education from Lord Brahma.

Possessed of great intelligence, the great generalissimo Skanda rushed against that foe of the gods. From fear of Kartikeya, he took shelter within the Kraunca mountain.

Inflamed with rage, the adorable Kartikeya then pierced that mountain with that dart given him by Agni. Kartikeya was the eldest son of Shiva and Parvati.

He was born to kill the demon Tadkasur and married with a nymph, Devsena. Parvati made a statue of girl who got life from Kalpavriksha. Her name was Ashok Sundari. Ganesha was born from the dirt of the skin of Parvati.

Read full story. An Article on Birth of Kartikeya by ApamNapat. After their marriage, Lord Shiva and Parvati lived happily at Mt.

Gandhamadana. Once, while they were enjoying an intimate moment, a small quantity of Shiva's vital fluid fell on the ground. Tremendous amount of heat began emanating from it and it threatened to engulf the entire world in flames.

The legend of the birth of Kartikeya is told in many Puranas and in Mahabharata too. In the first chapter of Mahabharata, which is known Adi Parv, Kartikeya is described as Anal's son. Anal belonged to Agni clan. In another chapter in Mahabharata, Kartikeya became leader of the Devas who wanted to kill demon Tarkasura.

So, I got to reading up the book. Of course, I do remember it from the days of reading Amar Chitra Katha, but there is the biggest change and that is in Chandramouli’sshe stays true to the ‘facts’, of how exactly he was born, the main person, who causes the seed to spill, from Shiva to Parvati and the whole deal with Indra, Agni, then Ganga and the nymphs, she adds.

Skanda / Kartikeya / Murugan have been rolled into one character over several centuries, perhaps for more than years. In Sanskrit Literature Skanda is found in Atharva. As per wamy in his book History of Tamilakam, the worship of Si.

Agni deva, the primordial lord of fire is said to bring good health, wealth and happiness to those who invoke him with dedication. Agni is worshiped as the symbol of piety and purity; as expression of two kinds of energy i.e. light and heat, he is the symbol of life and activity.

Agni-rahasya, “the secret of fire,” is. Some observations on the relations between "gods" and "powers" in the Veda a propos of the phrase sūnuh sahasah by J Gonda (Book); Mythological and ritual symbolism: a study with reference to the Vedic and tantric Agni by Dipak Bhattacharya (Book).

Lord Kartikeya The Vana Parva of the Mahabharata dedicates chapters to to the legends of Kartikeya, but depicts him as the son of Agni and Svaha. Similarly, Valmiki's Ramayana dedicates chapters 36 and 37 to Skanda, but describes him as th.

By this period, the identification of Shiva/Rudra with Agni, that can be traced back to the Vedas and Brahmanas, had clearly made Kartikeya the son of Shiva. [ citation needed ]Author: Pravin Agrawal.

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The tenth book of the Shatapatha Brahmana says that the fire-altar is the mind, and that the mind is prior to breath (Prana) and speech (Vac). - Buy Kartikeya: The Destroyer’s Son book online at best prices in India on Read Kartikeya: The Destroyer’s Son book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(55).

Agni and Kartikeya. There are many legends on the birth of Kartikeya and the role that Agni played in his birth. According to one legend when Devi Sati married Lord Shiva against the wishes of her father Daksha, during a Yagna conducted by. Kartikeya, the second son of Lord Shiva, and Goddess Parvati is also known as Subramaniam, Skanda, Guha, Shadannana or Sanmukha (because he has six faces).

He represents a person of perfection. He is the war God, the Hindu equivalent of Mars and Ares. Once Shiva's passions were aroused none could bear his seed's energy Agni alone could bear it by taking the seed into its mouth and thereafter transferring this seed to Ganga.

The god Kartikeya so born is therefore called, GANG-JA or AGNI-BHU. The child so conceived is also called KUMARA forever young and chaste. Kartikeya Daiwik Hotels | Ap In many ways Lord Kartikeya is a mysterious god.

In North India he has been virtually forgotten and there are no temples dedicated to this son of Lord Shiva. In the east he is remembered once a year during Kartik Puja. Karthikeya is a Indian Telugu-language mystery thriller film written & directed by Chandoo Mondeti shot in Telugu language.

It was produced by Venkat Srinivas on Magnus Cine Prime Pvt. Ltd. and featured Nikhil Siddharth, Swati Reddy, Tanikella Bharani, Rao Ramesh and Jayaprakash in important roles. Shekhar Chandra composed the film's music while Karthik Directed by: Chandoo Mondeti. AGNI is edited by a diverse and far-flung masthead, which also oversees an energetic rotation of new, digital-only work at AGNI Online.

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Since Kartikeya left mount Kailash, it is said that he is settled in the South part of India and there he is worshiped, and more famous as Murugan.

Recently, when one of our editors got a chance to read "Kartikeya: The Destroyer's Son" by Anuja Chandramouli, we were curious about how much of Kartikeya's life was explored in the book/5. The Hindu pantheon has a number of eminent, eclectic, and enigmatic deities. But few can be more mysterious than its god of war -- a key figure in any divine assemblage.

Yet, Kartikeya's origin. Highlights. Kartikeya's origin and even appearance have variant accounts. The general consensus is that he is the son of Shiva, the Destroyer, and Parvati, born to defeat the asuras, There is a certain school that attributes his parentage to fire god Agni.

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Lord Kartikeya - Lord Karthikeya also called by several other names as Subrahmanya, Skanda, Shanmuka and Kumaraswami, is very famously worshipped throughout India and also abroad.

Deemed s the son Author: Sathya Narayanan. Krsna said, "Of generals I am Kartikeya", and also pdf generals I am Skanda, pdf lord of war". Skanda, or Kartikeya, is the son of Parvati and Lord Siva. Krttikadevi, after receiving the semen of Lord Siva from Agni, also conceived a son named Skanda [Karttikeya].

Lord Siva, he is the greatest of the demigods.Kartikeya, taking the eternal child-like form of Kumara, achieved the purpose he was born for and defeated the demon Tarakasura. He led the rest of the .Kartikeya In Sangam Literature Sangam ebook is the period in the history of ancient southern India (known as the Tamilakam) spanning from BCE and CE.

Poetic collection of this period contains poems composed by poets, some of whom remain anonymous.