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Krishna is the most popular divine hero of India in human form. Krishna's story is full of exciting events all through his life.
Gita, short for Bhagavad Gita, 'the Divine Song', is a philosophical dialogue in the Mahabharata.
Ganesha is the son of Shiva and Parvati. He is considered the god of wisdom. The devotees worship him at the start of any new undertaking for its success.
In the area on the present border of India and Nepal, there was a small kingdom in the 6th century before the Common Era. When the prince was born, fortune-tellers forecast that he would be either a great king or a great saint.
Vishnu, they say, is just one of a powerful threesome - the highest lords of the universe.
Goddess Durga is the fierce form of Devi who, as shakti, is considered the personification of Universal energy. According to the Devi Bhagavata, the universe is but her manifestation. The worship of Durga is believed to be more than 4,000 years old in India.
The Yadava tribe fled to distant Dwaraka to escape the wrath of the mighty Jarasandha, the ruler of Magadha.
Jarasandha was the emperor of North India at the time when the Pandavas were ruling at Indraprastha.
It was a time when Indian society was reeling under the combined stranglehold of the cast system and oppressive Muslim rule. At such a time, Guru Nanak founded the Sikh religion which preached equality to all. Amar Chitra Katha brings to you the stories.
The Puranas describe Karttikeya, a son of shiva, as the commander-in-chief of the celestial army.
Superbly skilled, speedy and strong, Arjuna boasted that he was the world's greatest warrior. But, despite his unquestionable courage, this honourable Pandava prince realised he could not confront Lord Indra's power
During the Pandavas' exile in the forest, their wife Draupadi expresses her wish to have a particular flower. Bheema sets out for the mountain on which the flower blossoms. On the way he demonstrates his strength against an elephant. He is however unable to lift the tail of Hanuman who is lying on the way. The Mahabharata narrates the story of an...