Ayyapan or Lord Ayyapa is a Hindu deity is son of Harihara(fused with Vishnu and Shiva).He is said to be born out of union between Lord Shiva and Mohini (avtar of Lord Vishnu).Ayyappan's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. When Maa Durga killed Mahishasur, his sister set out to take revenge and thus took Bramha's boon that only son of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu could kill her. To save the world, Lord Vishnu incarnated as Mohini and married Shiva and Lord Ayyapa was born out of their Wedlock. He was adopted by King Rajashekhara but his own son was born later on. Hence when the time came for the heir and the throne, the king wanted Manikandan to take the throne but the queen wanted her own son to be the king. Once the queen prentended to fell ill and told everyone that the cure was only Tigress milk and everyone refused to do the task as it was nearly impossible but Lord Ayyappa went against his fathers wish to fetch the milk where he found the demon Mahishi and killed her. Meanwhile the king became aware of the queen's plot and asked Lord Ayyapa to forgive him. Lord Ayyappa then left for heaven telling the king to build a temple at Sabari. His idol was placed on Makarsakrant.Sabrimala in Kerela is most visited Pilgrimage temple of Lord Ayyapa on the day of Makasankranti or Pongal.
Bal gopal is the is the infant/child form of Lord Krishna.The child form of Krishna also known as Bala Gopala (child Gopala) is worshipped across India. In Indian Mythology there are many stories of wonderful miraculous and innocent acts of Gopala Like stealing butter with friends.Read More!
Parashurama is the sixth incarnation of Vishnu.Parshuram is also the kul guru of Bharadwaj and Kashyap gotra. Parshuram belongs to a gaud Brahmin of Bhargav gotra. Bhagwan Parashurama is the son of Jamadagni and Renuka. The word Parshu means AXE. Before Bhagwan Vishnu took the avatar of Lord Ram, he was Bhagwan Parshurama. He had worshipped Lord Dattatreya and had been blessed with invincibility. Parshuram was a devotee of Lord Shiva and was given a weapon called Parshu as a boon and he was an immortal. His father was a direct descendant of Lord Brahma.Read More!
God Buddha is famously seen as sitting under the pipal tree known as Bodhi in Bodh Gaya. Lord Buddha is potrayed as teacher of the Gods. His real name was Siddhartha Gautama and was son of Suddhodana a chief of Kshatriya Clan and his mother was princess of Koliyan Queen Maha Maya commonly known as Maya Devi. When his mother conceived him, she saw a dream that night that a white elephant with six tusks is entering her from right side. He was married at the age of 16 and left his life of a prince at the age of 29 in the search of awakening or enlightenment which he achieved at the age of 35.Read More!