contribution to the Promotion of devotion and splendid record of achievements far excel those of
the yugas - old temples that is igniting jealousy in the minds of veteran
organisers of religious institutions striving for the spiritual upliftment of
Does this not
tempt the reader to think of probing a little about the birth and upbringing of
this field-marshal of Devasainya, whose unprecedented generalship relieved the
entire Devaganas from the eternal physical torture and mental torments inflicted
on them by the diabolical acts of sadist danavadamas? Legends and literary
accounts in all genres and languages abound in rich corpus of information.
Though there are innumerable versions of his birth, growth etc., the thread that
passes through them emphasises his awesome origin and divine connection through
his parents and protectors. And the authors too are of no mean distinction, who
presented a colourful picture of his multidimental personality.
Let us turn the pages of a
few mythologies for illumination one after another.