Hindu Mythology

TaleTown multimedia stories on Hindu mythology or Indian mythology. Discover secrets of life & art of living in ancient Hindu stories from Hindu scriptures & sacred Hindu texts like Ramayan, Puranas (For Mahabharat and Krishna stories specifically - see Mahabharat Stories, For Upanishad stories with Vedic philosophy or Hindu Philosophy– See Eastern Philosophy)

  • Kierkegaard“What interested me in Kierkegaard," said Rosh, "was the realization that here was a man 200 years before me, thinking about how belief inherited through custom, tradition or lineage reduced the wonder of faith to a civil duty.”

    “Like in post-Upanishadic India, up until recent times, religion here was being practiced by the population out of habit and fear, rather than due to any individual choices made by people about their own lives and destiny.”

  • Fire in the Sky"Pregnant?" Mrs. Maid was incredulous, "She can't be! She has never ever been left alone with a man! Have you Missie?"

    "No mother!" the daughter had turned white, "I've never even kissed a man!"

  • God rays in Israel'What do I care about most?' he thought.

    And it came to him suddenly, 'I don't want to lose my father.'

  • The Immortals of Meluha"Who's he?" asked Rosh.

    "Amish is a young author that Forbes India has ranked among the Top 100 celebrities in India two years in a row," Isha replied, "in 2012 and 2013, and he is younger than you." 

  • Music's Going Down The Tube (On Explore 24th Nov 2013)"Music was traditionally taught and practiced orally. Sounds transmitted the vibrations of existence long before language developed and became capable of conveying conceptions."

    "Language ensured broader and consistent comprehensibility of ideas through a linguistic code, but words, the code, the language - itself became the bottleneck in communication."

  • Cosmic Consciousness"Subroto asks that if a physical entity like phosphorous can glow on its own, why cannot another physical entity like sound do the same?"

    "Is it because our paradigm of properties of sound with respect to our sound apparatus doesn't allow us to experience this?"

  • Planet VisA*Interesting Story: The Two Non-Dualisms

    Shankaracharya’s Unqualified Non-Dualism Nirvisheshadvait compared with Vishisht Advait, Ramanuj’s Qualified Non-Dualism

  • Chanting Ved"What we do in life, what choices we make in life comes from our perception of who we are."

    "But that still doesn't make it clearer for me how I am that?" asked Josh. "How can I be the same as you, or one with Nature or God?"

  • mantra1

    Who am I? Where have I come from and where am I going?

    They are questions, which have their common source in the quest for meaning, which has always compelled the human heart. In fact, the answer given to these questions decides the direction which people seek to give to their lives.

  • Balancing ladyOn seeing Nakagawa bow before the human image, Phillips couldn't contain himself.

    "The old Chinese masters spit on Buddha statues or burnt them down!" he said.

    "Why do you bow down before them?"