Story of curses(PART-03)
Friends, the third part of the series of curses is presented, I hope you will like this article as before. The link of Part-2 will be given to you at the end of the article. And if you want to read all the parts then go to see label ( The Curses series).
11.Brahma was fascinated by his daughter, Shiva gave terrible curse.Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh are worshiped as the creators of the universe, these three gods are considered responsible for creating, preserving and destroying the entire creation. Lord Vishnu is known as the preserver of the world ,Brahma as the creator of the universe and Mahesh is known for the destroyer of the world when sin increases. But do you know that Lord Brahma was cursed by Lord Shiva during the creation of the universe. Lord Shiva could not tolerate a work done by him.
According to the story described in Shivmahapuran, when the time came to create the creation, the Tridevas divided their works. Lord Brahma had the responsibility of creating mankind.
Someone's help was needed to create such a big creation. That is why Brahma created a beautiful girl named Satyarupa, that girl was so beautiful that anyone would be fascinated by seeing her. Her face was so glazing that even the greatest saints could not live without being attracted to her.
Seeing her beauty Brahma too became facinated by her. For a moment they forgot everything and kept staring at Satyarupa. Sensing his vision, Lord Shiva did not take any time. Shiva wanted to explain him. But even before this, Brahma expressed his desire to marry Satyarupa in front of everyone.
Hearing such a disastrous thing from his mouth, all the gods present there were shocked. On the other hand, Lord Shiva got angry. He tried a lot to convince Brahma. But they were not ready to accept. Shiva said, "O God, you have created this girl with your own hands, so this girl became your daughter." Satyarupa is your part. You should not do such an indecent thing for your daughter '
Upon hearing this, Brahma was filled with anger. He started uttering abuses to Lord Shiva. Hearing this, Shiva's anger reached the climax and he cursed Brahma. He said, 'You have insulted the father-daughter relationship by saying such a thing about your daughter. Therefore you are not eligible to worship. From today your worship will be negligible. Your devotees will remain nominal all over the world. Brahma apologized to all the gods including Shiva after hearing such bitter words from the mouth of Shiv. But Shiva's curse showed his influence. You must also have noticed that Brahma is worshiped less than other gods. The only temple of Brahma is in Pushkar, Rajasthan.
12. Why Lord Shiva cursed Brahma and Ketaki flower?Lord Shree Brahma Ji, Lord Shree Hari Vishnu and Lord Shree Mahesh (Mahadev the God of Gods) have been considered as the most revered in Hindu culture. Lord Shri Brahma Ji is considered to be the creator of the universe, Lord Shri Vishnu is the preserver of the universe and Lord Shri Mahesh is considered the destroyer. In addition to all directions, the head looking above was also with Lord Brahma. After all, what happened to which god, who had cut off the head looking over Lord Brahma. At the same time, why did Lord Shiva curse the adorable white Ketki flower(Pandanus flower )not to participate in the worship. Let now I introduce you to these secrets today.
It is said that once in our revered Trinity, Lord Shri Brahma and Lord Vishnu Hari, there was a rush to consider themselves superior to each other.
Lord Shri Brahma Ji was calling himself superior as being the creator of the universe and Lord Shri Vishnu Ji was calling superior as being the preserver of the universe.
When there was no conclusion of this long-running dispute, then Lord Shiva was appeared there in the form of Shivalinga. Lord Shiva said to Lord Shree Brahma and Lord Shree Vishnu to find the end of Shivalinga. Whoever finds its end first. He will be considered the best.
Both Lord Shri Brahma and Lord Shri Vishnu set out in the opposite direction to find the ends. Lord Shri Vishnu returned after some time not getting the ends. At the same time, Lord Shri Brahma Ji failed to find the end of Shivalinga and returned. When Lord Shree Vishnu and Lord Shree Brahma came face to face with Lord Shiva as Shivalinga.
Then Lord Shri Vishnu Ji said that I tried a lot. But I failed to find the end of Shivling. But Lord Shri Brahma Ji told Lord Vishnu that I have found the end of Shivling. And the Ketki tree(pandanus tree) is a witness to this. If you are not sure of this, then you should ask the Ketki tree itself. Hearing this, the Ketaki tree gave its testimony in favor of Lord Shri Brahma.
Lord Shiva appeared in his real form upon hearing the false testimony of Ketaki tree. Angry Lord Shankar cut off the 5th head of Lord Shri Brahma.
But Lord Shiva came to know everything and he cursed Brahma at the same time that after this, you will not be worshiped anywhere in this world and he said to the Ketaki flower that after now you will not be offered to any god-goddess.
At the same time cursed the tree of Ketaki that the flowers produced from its tree will never be acceptable at the time of worship of Shivling. If one will offer ketaki flower on the lingam. So all his worthy will end. Be aware that at the time of worshiping on Shivalinga we mainly offer white flowers. But Lord Shiva is not worshiped with the white flowers of Ketaki.
13. A apsara (nymph) of heaven cursed Brahmadev.The physique of Jagatpita Brahmaji was radiant and adorable. Seeing his enchanting form, the heaven's Apsara Mohini became kamasakta and she sat in a trance sitting near Brahma ji. When Brahmaji's sleep broke, he asked Mohini, Devi! Why are you renouncing heaven and sitting near me?
Mohini said, 'O Brahmadev! My body and mind are falling in love with you. Please accept my love. '
Brahmaji started giving him moral knowledge to remove Mohini's desire , but Mohini began to seduce him with erotic ways to dissuade Brahmaji. Brahmaji started remembering his favored Srihari to avoid his illusion.
At the same time, the Saptarishis arrived in Brahmaloka. Seeing Mohini near Brahmaji, the Saptarishis asked them, why is this beautiful Apsara sitting with you? Brahma Ji said, 'This Apsara was tired of dancing and is sitting near me with a daughter's spirit to relax.
The Saptarishis knew the false language of Brahmaji with their yogashakti and smiled and departed from there. Mohini got very angry on hearing such a statement of Brahma.
Mohini said, I wanted you to fulfill my kama desires and you gave me daughter status. There is great pride of being restrained on your mind, only then you have rejected my love. If I truly love you, then you will not be worshiped in the world.
14. Why did Mata Savitri curse Lord Brahmadev?There is a legend behind this curse. According to the Padma Purana, a demon named Vajranash kept a lot of trouble on this earth. To save the earth from the demon Vajranash, Lord Brahmadev killed him.
But while slaughtering the lotus flower fell from Brahmadev's hands. The place where this flower fell is called Pushkar. Pushkar is located in Ajmer district of Rajasthan.
After this incident, Lord Brahmadev decided to perform a yagna at this place for the good of the world. Brahmadev reached Pushkar at the appointed time to perform the yajna, but Brahmadev's wife Savitri could not reach on time.
The auspicious time of yajna was being spent and it was necessary for a wife to complete the yagna. Then Brahmaji married a local girl and started the yagna. Meanwhile, Savitri the wife of Brahmaji reached Yagya and became angry to see that another woman was sitting in her place. Due to anger, Mother Savitri cursed Brahmaji that there will be no temple in this world nor will anyone worship you.
15. Narada ji cursed Brahma.In the work of creation of Brahma's creation, first of all, four Kumar appeared in the mind of Brahma, who seemed to be of five years of age and was adorabled by Brahmatej.
The first was the Sanak, the second Sanandan, the third Sanatan and the fourth Sanatkumar. After this, from the mouth of Brahma, attractive male like the gold, was born as the seed of the Kshatriyas, Swayambhu Manu and his wife Shatrupa.
After the birth of sons, Brahma ji asked them to create the creation, but the son of Brahma went to austerity due to extremely spiritual soul. This caused great anger to Jagatpati Brahma and the enraged Brahmadeva started burning in Brahmatej. After this, Brahma gave birth to the Saptrishris. Later, he gave birth to Narada from the throat. Brahma ordered all his sons to help the universe.
On this Narada ji said, "First of all, you call the own eldest sons Sanak,Skandan, Santkuar etc. and get them married and after that you should ask us to do so. When our eldest brother is doing penance, why are you putting us in bondage with the world? You have given some sons more penance than nectar and you are giving us even the odd enjoyment of poison. Who fool left devotion of God, will focus on destructive subjects.
Brahma ji got filled with rage after listening to Narada. His face turned red and all the organs started shivering. Then very angry, Brahma cursed Narada and said, O Narada! My curse will erase your knowledge. After this, you becoming dasiputra in the birth by vaishno devotion, after getting kindness from God, you will become my son again. At that time, I will give you divine and ancient knowledge. But this time you disappear from my eyes and go into the world .
Narada said ! Stop your anger, you are the master of ascetics. You are creator of universe. Your anger has been unprovoked on me. The scholar man should punish or abandon his misguided son.
But how can you curse your ascetic son as you are pandit ? Why not be the son of Jagatsrishta, if he does not have devotion in the feet of Lord Shrihari, then he is more sinny man. You have cursed me without any offense. If I curse you, it will not be unfair.
Saying this, Narada Ji said - My curse will surely erase all your mantras including your kawach, stotra and worship in the whole world. Until the three kalpas pass away, you will neglisible in the three worlds.
Your yajna part will stop at this time. You will not be worshiped even during the fast. You will only worship by the gods ,After three kalpas, you will also be worshiped by worshipers.
In this way, due to the curse of Narada, the worship source of Brahma was omitted and the worship of Brahma ie fast, yajna etc. were stopped.
16. Brahmaji cursed Kamdeva.Once upon a time, Jagatpita Brahma was in his assembly that suddenly a very beautiful beauty was born from his heart. Before the Jagatpita Brahma could understand anything, in this sequence, an incredibly beautiful young man appeared from his heart, with a bow in his hand and arrows loaded with flowers in the quiver.
This young man had amazing power with which he could generate feelings of love and kama with his arrows within any living being.
After origin, the young man asked his creator , Brahma, to give orders. Impressed by his attraction, Jagatpita Brahma ordered the young man to cast all creatures in the love trap with the power of his arrows. With this order, the Jagatpita also said that not all living beings, even the deities, cannot escape the attack of this arrow.
Due to this power, this young man was also later known as Kamdev and Manmad. In order to show his power, Kamadev took out an arrow loaded with flowers from his quiver and suddenly drove him to the court of Jagatpita Brahma. Due to the attack of this arrow, every male present in the assembly was fascinated at the beauty of Sundari born before Kamadeva and started looking at him.
When the interpretation of this humiliating scene reached Lord Shiva by Dharma, he himself appeared in the assembly of Jagatpita Brahma and severely reprimanded Jagatpita Brahma.
Jagatapita Brahma felt humiliated when he was reprimanded by Lord Shiva. It was the agony of that humiliation that Jagatpita Brahma considered Kamadeva to be guilty for this whole incident and cursed him to be burned to ashes by Lord Shiva's third eye. Kamadeva himself was surprised when such a curse was received by Jagatapita Brahma.
On this, Kamadeva prayed to Lord Shiva that he himself had fulfilled his duty by following the order of Jagatpita Brahma. Though Kamadeva's statement had some merit, Jagatapita Brahma argued that his empowerment as Kamadeva was not meant to create scenes of sexuality or obscenity. Therefore, Kamadeva was required to work within the realm of discipline, restraint and humility. However, Jagadpita Brahma said that Lord Shiva himself will come out with an accurate solution when the time comes.
17. Lord Brahma cursed Mother Ganga.In the Ikshvaku dynasty, there were many popular king. Mahabhisha was one of them. While obeying the people, Mahabhisha performed many Ashwamedha and Rajsuya Yajna and became eligible of heaven by receiving the post of Rajarshi. Indra used to give him special respect. Once, in Indra's heaven singing program was going on. Then Brahmaji entered heaven with some work. The deities and all the rajrishis including the Mahabhishas were present in the service with Brahmaji receiving and welcoming. Then Goddess Gangaji also arrived there. Along with Ganga, Pawan Dev was also present. When Pawan Dev got up to bow down to Brahmaji, because of his flow, Ganga ji's clothes in white robes moved slightly from the body.
Her stole fell down. Seeing this, all the gods and rajrishis lowered their eyes, but the great sage Mahabhisha kept staring at the beauty of Ganga.
Ganga was also familiar with the popularity of Mahabhisha. She also stared at him unnaturally. They too did not notice that their clothes have become messy.
Brahmaji felt very sad due to this indecent behavior of Mahabhish. Brahmaji said- Rajarshi Mahabhishh you are schloar, also a saintly soul, but right now you need to be a little more efficient. You have not yet become worthy of the dignity of heaven. For today's rudeness, you will have to go to the earth again. Renounce heaven and take birth as a human being and suffer the sufferings of death. Brahmaji was also furious over the behavior of Ganga. He also cursed Ganga - you are a goddess, you also had to take care of dignity. Due to this rudeness, you too have to conceive like mortals and have children. Mourn on your child diffculties.
Mahabhish started apologizing. Indra also requested Brahmaji to have mercy. Brahmaji said - I will not be return cursed, but I will arrange for his path of salvation. Due to Goddess Ganga, Mahabhisha will do something unpleasant for you, which will hurt you a lot. When you rage on the Goddess, then this curse will be liberated.
Accepting Brahmaji's curse, Mahabhishh begged him to make him son of Purvanshi King Pratipa in the earth. Brahma accepted this wish.
After meeting Brahma, Goddess Ganga started to return, and on the way she met the Vasus. Brahmaputra Maharishi Vasistha had cursed the Vasus to take birth on the earth due to attempting to steal cow.
On the apology by Vasus, Vashistha had said that all the eight Vasus will take birth from Ganga's womb. Ganga will cursefree seven with birth, but the eighth Vasu will not be easily released.
Vasus pleaded with Gangaji that Vashishtha's curse is weakening his power, so that he should soon give birth from her womb and save them.
Ganga accepted to give liberation as soon as they were born, in exchange of which the eight Vasus vowed to take birth as sons in her womb on the earth .
King Pratip was childless. He started austerities at the entrance of the Ganges to get children. He wanted Ganga to be born in his house. Ganga appeared pleased with the tenacity.
Ganga told the king that she could not come as a child. Pratip told Ganga that if you are unable to appear as a child, then promise to become the wife of my future son. It will also fulfill my wish. Ganga accepted.
Goddess Ganga told Pratipa the method of obtaining a son. Pratip followed him and started doing intense penance. Due to the effects of asceticism, he received a son.
Mahabhisha was born as Shantanu, Pratip's son, on the orders of Brahmaji. Shantanu was stunning. When Shantanu was young, Pratip handed him the kingdom and went himself to the forest for penance.
Once Shantanu went hunting in the forest and, distraught with thirst, reached the Ganges. On the banks of the river, he was fascinated when he saw a woman who looked like Lakshmi in beauty.
She was Ganga herself. Shantanu proposed marriage to her. While fulfilling the promise given to Prateik, Ganga said - I accept your marriage purposal but you have to promise that you will not object to any of my decisions. Otherwise I will abandon you.
Shantanu got married by promising Ganga and came to Shantanu's palace. Eight sons of Shantanu from Ganga's womb, who were cursed Vasus, whom Ganga had promised to release.
Ganga threw seven sons into the river as soon as they were born. Shantanu had promised that he would not object to any decision of Ganga, therefore, he could not speak anything.
When Ganga started taking the eighth son to the river for shedding, Shantanu was furious with Ganga and prevented her from doing so.
On hearing this, Ganga said to King Shantanu - Maharaj, you have broken your vow today. According to my condition, I sacrifice you today.
In this way, Mahabhisha was freed from the curse of Brahma. Ganga disappeared with her son. Shantanu spent many years in brahmacharya .
Then he expressed his desire to see his son from Ganga one day. Ganga appeared with that child and said- This is your son Devavrata. Take it along with he being brave, he will also be a scholar. In the war skill, it will be like Parashurama.
Shantanu came to his palace with Devavrata. Devavrata was the eighth Vasu whom Vasistha had not cursed.
18. Kashyap Rishi gave curse to Shiva:It is said that man's present is based on his past deeds and future is based on present deeds. But this applies not only to humans but also to Gods. There are many such stories in our Puranas when due to some actions done by God in the past, they had to suffer in times to come. One such story is related to Lord Shankar when he had to cut the head of his own son Ganesh due to the curse given to him by Kashyap rishi.
Goddess Parvati once created a child from the cosmetic rouge of her body due to an error in obeying by Nandi and put his life in it and said that you are my son. You follow my orders and no one else. Goddess Parvati also said that I am going for a bath. Nobody should come in. After a while Lord Shankar came there and started going to the room of Goddess Parvati.
Seeing this, the boy modestly tried to stop them. Seeing the stubbornness of the child, Lord Shankar became angry and cut off the head of the child with his trident. When Goddess Parvati saw this, she became very angry. The fire of her anger created an outcry in the creation. Then all the gods together praised her and asked Shiva to revive the child.
Then at the behest of Lord Shankar, Vishnu brought an elephant's head cut off and he put that head on the boy's torso and brought it to life. Then Lord Shankar and other gods gave many blessings to that gajmukh child. Gods gave him many names like Ganesha, Ganapati, Vinayaka, Vighnaharta, Pratham Pujya etc. and praised the child. In this way Lord Ganesha was revealed.
According to Brahmavaivartpurana, once Narada ji asked Shri Narayana that Lord you are great schloar and know all Vedas. I want to know from you that Lord Shankar is considered to be the one to remove all problems. Why did he cut the forehead of his son Ganesha.
Hearing this, Srinarayan said that Narada is a matter of time. Shankar strikes the trident in great anger at Surya who killed Mali and Sumali. Surya was as stunning and powerful as Shiva. So the Surya's consciousness was destroyed by the trident injury. He immediately fell down from the chariot.
When Kashyapji saw that my son was in a dying state. Then they began to mourn by bashing him by the chest. At that time there was an outcry among all the gods. All of them started crying loudly in fear. Darkness engulfed the whole world. Then the ascetic Kashyap ji, grandson of Brahma, cursed Shiva ji. The same will be true for your son. Your son's forehead will be cut off.
Hearing this, Bholenath's anger subsided. He revived the Sun. Surya stood in front of Kashyap ji. When he came to know about the curse of Kashyap ji, he decided to sacrifice everyone. Hearing this, Lord Brahma approached the Sun with the inspiration of the Gods and appointed him to his work. Brahma, Shiva and Kashyapa happily blessed the Sun and went to their respective areas. Here Surya also mounted on his zodiac sign. Mali and Sumali then became white leprosy, destroying their influence. Then Brahma himself said to both of them - The power of both of you is over with the wrath of the sun. Your body is damaged. You worship the sun. Both of them started worshiping Surya and became healthy again.
19. Mother Parvati cursed Samudradev.Shiva Purana is considered very special in Hinduism. At the same time it is described in the scriptures that according to mythological beliefs, when the seas were built by the sons of Maharaja Prithu, the seven seas were of liquids like sweet and milk. But presently all the sea around the world are all saltwater. After all, why the sea water is salty, there is a mythological story behind it. Let us know about this story ....
According to Shiva Purana once Goddess Mata Parvati was doing severe penance to get Shiva. The intensity of her penance was so great that the throne of the gods sitting in the heavens began to shake. This made the gods afraid. When all the gods were trying to solve this problem, the sea god was fascinated by seeing the beauty of Goddess Parvati.
When Mata Parvati's penance was complete, Samudra Dev expressed own desire to marry her. In this regard, he also proposed marriage to Maa Parvati. Hearing this, Mother Parvati told Samudra Dev that she loves Kailashapati Lord Shiva and has considered her as her husband . When Samudra Dev heard this, he got angry. He started saying abuse to Lord Shiva. He exclaimed in anger, "What is there in that devouring tribal who is not in me, I quench the thirst of all humans, my character is white like milk. O Parvati! Accept my marriage proposal."
Mata Parvati did not bear it when she saw Bholenath being despised in front of her. She got angry with Samudra Dev. She cursed the Samudra dev and said, due to sweet water you feel proud will these water become salty. Due to salt water, people will not be able to receive your water. The sea water became salty due to that curse of Maa Parvati. There is also a legend that when the Samudramanthan was formed, the sea water became salty due to the effect of churning.
20. Maharishi Durvasa cursed Devi Ganga.It is believed that one day rishi Durvasa reached Brahmaloka. Ganga was also live there in many years ago. Maharishi Durvasa started bathing there, when a strong gust of wind came and his clothes flew off. Seeing all this, the young Ganga standing nearby could not stop her laughter and laughed out loud. In a fit of anger, Durvasa cursed Ganga that she would spend her life as a river on earth and people would take bathe in it to purify themselves.
That's it for today ... Soon I will appear before you again with further stories of this series.
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