The key characters in the story are the children of four different kinds of light, Soma, Agni, Vajra and Surya, invoking the symbolism of these Vedic deities.
This story titled ‘Swarāt Samrāt’ in our ongoing series invites us to ponder upon the concept and practice of self-mastery and self-conquest.
What happens next to Neel and Lal? And what of the jewels each of them had? Read all about it in this part 2 of the story and learn of a deep Vedantic truth.
Have you heard of Maitreyee’s swayamvar and her quest? Read all about it in this delightful story in the series ‘The Upanishads Elucidated’ by Lopa Mukherjee.
What is the journey on which Maitreyee and her companions go? Do they discover the light that is the source of all lights? Where do they find it? Read on.
We feature a Pauranic story which illustrates the hold that our attachments have on the ordinary experience of human relationships.