Alas! It’s Dasharata and not Janaka’s motif of parenting.

Raja Ravi Verma's painting depicting Sita swayamvar where Rama breaks the shaft of Lord Shiva's bow. King Dasharata of Ayodhya had three wives. But none of them could give him a son. So, he invoked the Gods and was blessed with four sons. Rama being the eldest his entire life was only a preparation to … Continue reading Alas! It’s Dasharata and not Janaka’s motif of parenting.

Yashoda: giving you major mom goals

When you have to take a reference of a character from the Indian mythology pages, an epitome of the Vatsalya Preeti or mother’s love is undisputedly Yashoda. Foster mom to Krishna, she stands as the definition of what a mom should be. Alas, evolving patriarchal society and simplifying stories and characters and current modern-day annoying … Continue reading Yashoda: giving you major mom goals