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This video includes Shantanu's marriage with Ganga, Birth of Devavrat (later known as Bhishma), Explanation of Vasus. There are certain things in life that are preordained, either due to our destiny or due to our karma. Devrat was none other than Bhishma Pitamaha. Shantanu the king falls in love with Ganga and gets married to her not realizing that she is no ordinary woman but the Goddess of river Ganga. I couldn’t ever ask, it was part of our agreement. Once while strolling on the banks of the river Ganga, Shantanu saw a maiden of exceeding beauty. Shantanu & Ganga. She was so beautiful down by the river. She drowned six more of our children. One day king Shantanu was hunting at the bank of river Ganga. inside. King Shantnu Married Ganga and the whole kingdom welcomed their new Queen. Shantanu watched as Ganga sat in the courtyard, enjoying the winter sun. Shantanu was father of Bhisma. She took the eight son with her and promised to return him to the king at right time she named him Devrat. One day king Shantanu walked in the river's plot . she would marry me as long as I promised her that I would never question her Hence Ganga took him with her and grown Devarath, she not only gave Devarath the teachings for Vaida but also of all weapons known at that time. PM points to the middle finger. Thus, he was bought up with much care and affection. The sun is beginning to set behind the mansion providing a dim Shantanu was in love. Once while strolling on the banks of the river Ganga, Shantanu saw a maiden of exceeding beauty. The river flowed through his matted hair and fell to Earth and eventually to the Underworld, cleansing the souls. Shantanu gave his words to Ganga that he will never question her and will never ask her to give any reasons about any of her action. Did you attempt to have more children after that instance? Ganga remembered the Pratip's word of ShatanuS gave proposal to Shantanu ' she wants to marry him but one condition he doesn't interfere of her work otherwise she leaves him' . SO by the time we had our eighth and last This is the story of Ganga the river and Bharata king Shantanu who are the parents of the famous Bhishma Pitamah from mahabharat. As Ganga left King Shantanu, she took Devavrata with her. Shantanu was a king of Hastinapura. Yes. 3. Ganga also warned King that if in future he question her , then she will leave him after giving the answer. Ganga also warned King that if in future he question her , then she will leave him after giving the answer. Shantanu upon seeing this, wondered whether the boy was actually his son and called upon Ganga to show the boy to him. But being a king he was wandering all over. Shantanu married Ganga, but ganga used to throw all his kids in river ganga, as she had taken some oath to do so, but when this kid Devarath (Bhism) was born Shantanu asked her not to do that. Am a theist, I Love to research on Mythology. The Bachelor: Where Are the Ramayana and Mahabharata Couples Now. Ganga asked him to come on next day . Finally, when she was going to drown her eighth child, Shantanu asked her why she was doing so. born mortal. The ministers stated questioning the silence of the King. They married and she later gave birth to a son. So I am just going to jump right into what the viewers are Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Ganga remembered the Pratip's word of ShatanuS gave proposal to Shantanu ' she wants to marry him but one condition he doesn't interfere of her work otherwise she leaves him' . Months passed by and the kingdom was waiting for the birth of the prince and as the time passed Ganga gave birth to her first son. Shantanu stops Ganga drowning the last Vasu Shantanu, having enjoyed domestic felicity for six and thirty years, retired into the woods. But every time right after the birth of a child, Ganga would go and drown the child in the river Ganga. The sagacious ones, thus, often say that destiny is nothing but our karma yielding its consequences. Shantanu and Gangaa - 2. Regards He was a very generous and righteous person. I horrors that were to come. light for the interview. Shantanu’s second object of desire was Satyavati, a fisher woman, who ferried people across the river Ganga. She was just so elegant and graceful and had something mysterious about her. Shantunu was shocked. On an ekadasi Ganga asked Shantanu why he was so keen on observing ekadasi and why again with such dedication. Because of the Shantanu at ones felt in love with her, he approached her and told her that the future of  Hastinapur is in her hand. Well Ganga is here today. ( Log Out /  Am a theist, I Love to research on Mythology. I was It was extremely difficult because I knew it meant that she Regards July 15, 2018admin. Shantanu yielded to her and gave up observing ritual fasts on auspicious days. long hug. One day King Shantanu was at the bank of Ganga. To begin with, Shantanu was the king of Hastinapura and Shantanu married the goddess Ganga(river Ganges).They had eight children altogether.Ganga Devi was forced to kill the first seven children (babies) in order to deliver them from the curse of Sage Vasishta. When Ganga was about to drown the eighth son, Shantanu, devastated, could not restrain himself and confronted her. I wouldn’t want to put my June 23, 2013 by storytellertoday. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Shantanu, having enjoyed domestic felicity for six and thirty years, retired into the woods. I truly feel that knowing mythology and discussing about it will preserve our culture and also give us an optimistic realization of existence, so i created this blog and it is dedicated to Indian mythology.. He saw Ganga the Divine River and the Goddess Ganga. giving birth to her child that Ganga would drown her baby in the river. Joining me, I have Shantanu. he proposed her to marry him and to be the Queen of Hatinapur. She tells him that if he would have waited for one more child, she could have freed them all. One attains mukti by observance of the sacred ekadasi brata and Narayana is pleased with someone who … Once walking by the banks of river Ganga, he saw a beautiful women. Ganga why don’t you come on out. I wanted so badly to ask her why she would do that to our After our first, we had seven more children together. Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I was very excited to become a father. Mahabhisha was reborn in Earth as the son of King Pratipa from Kuru Dynasty. One by one, seven sons were born to them and were drowned by Ganga. She was just so elegant and graceful and had something mysterious about her. one day Mahabheshan came to Swarg (haven) to see dance of Nymphs , by that time Ganga also came to Swarg with his father Brahma. dying to know. She explained why she had drowned It seems as if they were children of a Rishie but no one was around King told that they may not know the motto of Rishie to leave these children behind and decided to take them with him to the palace he name the boy as Kirpa and the Girl as kirpi , because he found them from kripa(compassion) of Rishie. Now? Saarthi( the chariot driver) asked him where should he drive the chariot Shantanu asked him to take in any direction he likes by that time the heard the cry of  2 children they followed the voice and reached those two children. Once Shantanu's Chief Minister also said - "Mahaaraaj, What type of a woman she is? 16 years passed away and king was waiting For his eighth son. When Ganga was about to drown the eighth son, King Shantanu confronted her. Marriage to Shantanu. Pratipa named his son Shantanu and he … Shiva agreed and Ganga fell on his head. I couldn’t bear it anymore. It was a love at first sight affair for King Shantanu when he saw personified gorgeous Ganga sitting by her own bank and he instantly proposed her. Having taken the lovely Ganga for his wife, Maharaja Shantanu passed many years in her association. They lived … I thought it would be different. About Shantanu and Ganga .. The moment a son was born she took him to the river and threw him in the deep waters. The whole kingdom was talking about Ganga and her stubbornness. Due to his meritorious deeds he attained heaven after his death. She agreed, but put forth a condition, that at no stage shall the king question her actions, or she would leave him. children through that kind hardship. He was the son of king Pratipa and was the father of 3 sons, Bhishma, Chitrangada and Vichitravirya, born in that order.His son Bhishma, was born to his first ife, the goddess Ganga.. His two other sons were the children of Satyavati, a demigoddess whom he married after Ganga left him. He saw Ganga the Divine River and the Goddess Ganga. horrified by her actions and I felt so bad for Shantanu. Apurva Beniwal Then she took our son and left into the river. Shantanu: I was in love with Ganga from the moment I laid my eyes on her. then Ganga reviled a story from their Past ,  that She was the daughter of  Brahma and she is protecting their sons from a curse . Ganga beared King Shantanu 8 children (sons) in all. One by one, she drowned six more children. Brahma enraged at this and he cursed them to take birth on earth. Shantanu the king falls in love with Ganga and gets married to her not realizing that she is no ordinary woman but the Goddess of river Ganga. So Indra also cursed Ganga to leave the heaven and return only after breaking Mahabhisha’s heart. Shantanu married Ganga, but ganga used to throw all his kids in river ganga, as she had taken some oath to do so, but when this kid Devarath (Bhism) was born Shantanu asked her not to do that. with us yours and Ganga’s love story. The next morning ,King Saw Ganga going towards the river, with their son. And he had the greatest teachers, he lived in Heaven with Ganga for his formative years and had the best education. I also wanted to show The king hugged his son Devrat and asked him from where he learned to shoot Arrows, Devrat answered Rishie Bhargav. That she couldn’t possibly do that again. ( Log Out /  He was so enthralled by her beauty that he… with me. I wish you two the best of luck in the future. She wanted that children borne out of their wedlock must be the heirs to Shantanu’s kingdom. the traditional stories about gods, goddesses , gurus and devtaas. Welcome back! [1] He was a descendant of the Bharata race, of the Lunar dynasty and great-grandfather of the Pandavas and Kauravas.He was the youngest son of King Pratipa of Hastinapura and had been born in the latter's old age. Whenever Shantanu missed Ganga and his son he would go. Shantanu and Ganga – A Love Story based on a Promise. One day king Shantanu was hunting at the bank of river Ganga. Ganga also enjoyed Mahabhisha’s brazen altitude. For which the river goddess put forth a condition to never to be stopped for what she does after marriage. The sun is beginning to set behind the mansion providing a dim light for the interview. Once, there lived a King named Mahabhisha born in the Ikshwaku dynasty. Shantanu longed to make her his wife. Shantanu had a son Devavrat. But Ganga had retained her memories and was trying to draw him towards her. Ganga was actually given responsibility to give human births to the 8 cursed demigods. The river flowed through his matted hair and fell to Earth and eventually to the Underworld, cleansing the souls. So, Shantanu is to meet Ganga, but he is not aware of it because he does not have his memories of previous lives. Shantanu and Ganga were living their married life to the fullest. Infatuated by her, I quickly agreed. Ganga same to return Devrat their eight son to Shantanu as she promised She pointed towards a teenage boy who build that Bridge of arrows and in the next arrow he broke it himself. Ganga told that Shantanu was king Mahabhishan in his last birth he was a friend of Indra , the king of Devtas. They attended lavish parties, ate fancy dinners, drank the most expensive wine. https://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/mahabharata/d/doc118367.html She reminded  King of his promises  before their marriage. was doing my research and the reading for class. The Overview: In his previous birth, Shantanu was Mahabhisha, a king of the Ikshvaku dynasty. The story starts with Kuru king Shantanu. King Shantnu Married Ganga and the whole kingdom welcomed their new Queen. She She told me everything. Ganga gave birth to sons one after another, but what she did with them is shocking! Ganga, feeling insulted, sought to sweep away the Earth with her descent. Change ). Shantanu at ones felt in love with her. Well, quickly after our marriage Ganga became pregnant with Ganga is under a curse under which she has been born as a hu This is another short love story from Epic Love stories series by Ashok Banker. well-being of his children but also feared losing Ganga. So enthralled was he by her charm, that he asked her to be his wife. There was just one exception: ekadasi, an upavasa dedicated to the Supreme god, Narayana. And Shantanu's son, the Vasu born of Ganga, named Devavrata resembled Shantanu himself in personal beauty, in habits and behaviour, and in learning. I was her. Shantanu was in love. Shantanu Meets Goddess Ganga by Warwick Goble, 1913 Shantanu stops Ganga from drowning their eighth child, who later was known as Bhishma. He was the son of king Pratipa and was the father of 3 sons, Bhishma, Chitrangada and Vichitravirya, born in that order.His son Bhishma, was born to his first ife, the goddess Ganga.. His two other sons were the children of Satyavati, a demigoddess whom he married after Ganga left him. Soon, Ganga gave birth to a child but drowned him in the river. Ganga on meeting Shantanu agreed to marry him but on one condition that he will never question her any act.After marriage as seven children were born, one after the other, Ganga drowned them in her own waters, freeing them from human life.Shantanu although deeply hurt never questioned Ganga. King Shantanu stayed silent and lived up to his promise till the seventh child. I would like to take on that Vysya fellow head on and start with Shantanu and Ganga, but then I might also like to start with my birth. It was a perfect marriage. Because of the agreement Shantanu and Ganga made as a condition to getting married Shantanu was left in the dark and to watch in horror was his wife drowned seven of their children. Hence Ganga took him with her and grown Devarath, she not only gave Devarath the teachings for Vaida but also of all weapons known at that time. Shantanu gave his words to Ganga that he will never question her and will never ask her to give any reasons about any of her action. In Ancient times in India, there was a king called Shantanu with his capital named as Hastinapura which is located near the Ganga River (Ganges).This king was hunting one day when he saw a beautiful woman near the banks of the river. Ganga had long black hair, blue eyes, and a soft smile. the traditional stories about gods, goddesses , gurus and devtaas. This time king followed Ganga till the river and stopped her from drowning the child and asked her for the reason to drown their children. Follow The Indian Mythology on WordPress.com, Shiv tandav strotram and the Story behind It, Ravan and Kumbhkarna in their previous lifetimes. Shantanu yielded to her and gave up observing ritual fasts on auspicious days. children. The very next day King Shantanu again  proposed Ganga. The Kingdom Welcomed Devrat, Devrat was none other than Bhishma Pitamaha. I wanted to share the story of Shantanu and Ganga because I He is best known for being the father of Bhishma, one of the mightiest warriors of all time. I was in love with Ganga from the moment I laid my eyes on Hasthinapur was filled with joy. And Shantanu's son, the Vasu born of Ganga, named Devavrata resembled Shantanu himself in personal beauty, in habits and behaviour, and in learning. And he was the most capable to take over the kingdom. Today, we are going to tell you about her unusual love story with King Shantanu. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. He performed a lot of austerities including one thousand Ashwamedhas and a hundred Rajasuyas.He made all the gods and Indra very happy. the same thing happened when Ganga gave birth to her Second , third, fourth, fifth, sixth and Seventh  Son. One day king was peeping out off his window at Ganga , he saw that the flow of Ganga was stopped by a bridge of arrows he reached the bank and pulled an arrow to break the bridge but was stopped by a soft voice and the voice was of Ganga . Ganga gave birth to sons one after another, but what she did with them is shocking! https://theindianmythology.wordpress.com/ About Shantanu and Ganga .. Mahabhishan was constantly looking at Ganga , a soft breeze blown off the cloth from Ganga’s shoulder everyone in the court put their eyes on the floor except Mahabhishan , Ganga was also lookig at him. But she drowned the child. would leave me. Finally, Ganga explained about a curse given to her, that her children were cursed to be born on earth and drowned, except the 8th child who will live a long life but to never have a wife or children, he would be virtuous, conversant with all the holy scriptures, obedient son to his father. In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as the goddess Gaṅgā.She is worshiped by Hindus and Buddhists who believe that bathing in the river causes the remission of sins and facilitates Moksha (liberation from the cycle of life and death), and that the water of the Ganges is considered very pure. The Broken promise : Shantanu and Ganga, Devavrata. Y: Lemme think, PM, it aint an easy question to answer. Shantanu and Ganga were living their married life to the fullest. Shantanu agreed. I wanted to show the inner conflict that Shantanu faced as this was But didn’t she have an odd request when you asked for her Thus Gangaa killed Shantanu's five children by flowing them in Gangaa River. All the eight sons were also cured by Rishie Vashisht to take birth on earth , Ganga promised them to give birth and she will drown them to release them from the curse. Shantanu and Ganga. Ganga was pure in her thoughts and this attracted Shantanu to her even more. But being a king he was wandering all over. Her request did not seem odd at the time. Since both his older brothers abdicated the throne, he inherited the Kingdom despite being youngest. King Shantanu attracted with her beauty. Hence, I cannot lend my hands for marriage towards you, but I promise that, I will make you my daughter-in-law, in the near future. https://theindianmythology.wordpress.com/. But he could no longer hold himself back at the birth of the 8th child. child but I was too afraid of Ganga leaving me. killing me inside. Ganga told that Devrat learned Vedas from Rishie Vashist , Yudh kala (war rules) from Parshuram and Rajneeti From Guru Bhraspati , because she knew that hastinapur should be ruled by a deserving Prince and Now Devrat is capable in true sense. All these are the very foundation of the Indian culture. agreement Shantanu and Ganga made as a condition to getting married Shantanu She satisfied the King by her charm and affection, as well as by her music and dance; and thus the King passed many seasons unconscious of time. King was confused so  he followed her and he was shocked to see that Ganga drowned their son . ( Log Out /  Shantanu and Satyavati. Shantanu was a king of Hastinapura. Shantanu agreed and they got married. Shantanu and Satyavati. Why did you keep this all a secret from Shantanu? The moment a son was born she took him to the river and threw him in the deep waters. But I could not take it any longer. Y: Here choose one of them. It is the longest epic poem in the world, originally composed in Sanskrut , by … Bachelor mansion. She was the woman for me. I truly feel that knowing mythology and discussing about it will preserve our culture and also give us an optimistic realization of existence, so i created this blog and it is dedicated to Indian mythology.. Ganga having thus appeared, revealed to him that the boy was actually his son Devavrata and that he was taught the knowledge of the holy scriptures by the sage Vasishtha and the art of warfare by Parshurama. He gave those children to the Raaj Guru to take care off, because the king was waiting for Ganga who promised him to return his Eight Child. child I finally asked her way she was killing each of our new born children. She told me that Shantanu and Ganga. Brahma told Shiva to break the descent of Ganga. They attended lavish parties, ate fancy dinners, drank the most expensive wine. Why would she do such a terrible thing to her own child? Ganga had long black hair, blue eyes, and a soft smile. This kept on happening and due to the oath Shantanu could not ask her anything and used to suffer from within. On an ekadasi Ganga asked Shantanu why he was so keen on observing ekadasi and why again with such dedication. Holy River Ganges is said to have originated on Ganga Saptmi. Shantanu and Ganga’s wedding Mahabharata is a literary as well as historical treasure of India. Ganga told that Shantanu was king Mahabhishan in his last birth he was a friend of Indra , the king of Devtas. walks up to the couch and hugs Chris then turns to Shantanu and they share a hand in marriage? This kept on happening and due to the oath Shantanu could not ask her anything and used to suffer from within. Shantanu saw a beautiful woman on the banks of the river Ganges (Ganga) and asked her to marry him. Ganga had long black hair, blue eyes, and a soft smile. 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