This article is about the Hindu moon deity. Chandra is described bhagavad gita sanskrit to hindi pdf young and beautiful, two-armed and carrying a club and a lotus.
In Hindu mythology, there are multiple legends surrounding Chandra. Brihaspati becomes upset and declares a war. The Devas intervene and Tara returns to Brihaspati. Budha’s son was Pururavas who established the Chandravanshi Dynasty.
Chandra marries the twenty-seven daughters of Daksha. Chandra favors Satabhisha, Rohini and Aslesha of all his wives. The other wives become upset and complain to Daksha and he places a curse on Chandra. The curse is only overcome after Chandra devotes himself to Shiva, who partially releases him from the curse.
On the journey back, A snake crossed their path and frightened by it, his mount ran away dislodging Ganesha in the process. On observing this, Chandra laughed at Ganesha. Ganesha lost his temper and broke off one of his tusks and flung it straight at the moon hurting him and cursed him so that he would never be whole again. This legend accounts for the Moon’s waxing and waning including a big crater on the moon, a dark spot, visible even from earth. The word Chandra is also a common Indian name and surname. Both male and female name variations exists in many South East Asian languages that originate from Sanskrit.
Mythology of the Hindus By Charles Coleman p. This page was last edited on 26 January 2018, at 15:31. A Sanskrit play by S. Sanskrit works published by Anandashram, Pune from the year 1888 to 1942. A total of 144 books on Vedasamhita, Aranyakas, Brahmanas, Upanishads, Srautasutras, Grahyasutras, Mimamsa, Puranas, Kavya, Vyakarakana, etc were published under this series. Out of this, four books are in Marathi which are not uploaded here. I want books related to yantradhaya.