Rishi Dhaumya and Pandavas

By Ms. Usha Shinde
When did Rishi Dhaumya come into contact with Pandavas?
King Drupad had announced the wedding (Swayamvar)of his beautiful and brave daughter called Draupadi. Hearing about her, Arjuna decided to participate in the swayamvar and win her heart by showing his skill in archery. That time elders told that while going for such a endeavour, one should have a family priest with them. On the way they met Dhaumya Rishi and requested him to be their family priest and go along with them. Dhaumya agreed and the association started which lasted throughout the life of Pandavas.   Continue reading “Rishi Dhaumya and Pandavas”

Bharata: Land of Guru Parampara, Siddhas and Rishis

By Shashi Shriyan.
Today let us learn something about our ancestry so dig into history.

Guru Shishya Parampara:
Guru is a sanskrit word for teachers, they impart knowledge, the most important aspect for an individual’s growth.
In days gone by, education was  synonymous to experience.
The Shishya or student stayed with the Master and his family in his house and helped in and around the household. Continue reading “Bharata: Land of Guru Parampara, Siddhas and Rishis”