I also wanted to show Joining me, I have Shantanu. There are certain things in life that are preordained, either due to our destiny or due to our karma. 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. When Ganga was about to drown the eighth son, King Shantanu confronted her. Follow The Indian Mythology on WordPress.com, Shiv tandav strotram and the Story behind It, Ravan and Kumbhkarna in their previous lifetimes. was left in the dark and to watch in horror was his wife drowned seven of their Shantanu, share Infatuated by her, I quickly agreed. He is best known for being the father of Bhishma, one of the mightiest warriors of all time. So I am just going to jump right into what the viewers are 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. It was a perfect marriage. All these are the very foundation of the Indian culture. Once while strolling on the banks of the river Ganga, Shantanu saw a maiden of exceeding beauty. Once while strolling on the banks of the river Ganga, Shantanu saw a maiden of exceeding beauty. leather couch. Ganga and Shantanu both are suffering from the same curse . one day Mahabheshan came to Swarg (haven) to see dance of Nymphs , by that time Ganga also came to Swarg with his father Brahma. She would have dealt the same fate to her eighth child hadn’t Shantanu stopped her. Apurva Beniwal Shantanu accepted her proposal and they married and returned in the Hastinapur. Shantunu was shocked. This kept on happening and due to the oath Shantanu could not ask her anything and used to suffer from within. The royal vaidya confirmed that she was taking a healthy diet and doing everything she could to ensure the health of the baby. Ganga why don’t you come on out. ( Log Out /  think their story is very unique when compared to all the other Epic couples. The next morning ,King Saw Ganga going towards the river, with their son. Apurva Beniwal As Ganga left King Shantanu, she took Devavrata with her. ( Log Out /  thought their bizarre story would make an interesting Bachelor: Where are They Shantanu longed to make her his wife. Ganga asked Devrat to go with his father and she is bound to her duty just like them and now Devrat should also do his duty towards his father. The Bachelor: Where Are the Ramayana and Mahabharata Couples Now. Shantanu was the father of very famous personality of all times Bhisma on whom we all are so proud of. Shantanu watched as Ganga sat in the courtyard, enjoying the winter sun. Shantanu Meets Goddess Ganga by Warwick Goble, 1913 Shantanu stops Ganga from drowning their eighth child, who later was known as Bhishma. The king hugged his son Devrat and asked him from where he learned to shoot Arrows, Devrat answered Rishie Bhargav. 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. Since Shantanu's sin was greater he was to live a full life and since Ganga's sin was lesser and hence her punishment was less intense. About Shantanu and Ganga .. 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. She said that she was the goddess Ganga under a curse to be born as a human. The eldest son Devapi had leprosy and gave up his inheritance to become a hermit. seven of our children. with me. Shantanu agreed and they got married. Chris is sitting on a plush red fabric chair in front of the The moment a son was born she took him to the river and threw him in the deep waters. Shantanu agreed and they got married. poor children would have to live their lives on earth as mortals. One day king Shantanu was hunting at the bank of river Ganga. Ganga’s side of the story and reveal why she felt it was necessary to not give But as soon as our I had to keep it a secret from him. she would marry me as long as I promised her that I would never question her Having taken the lovely Ganga for his wife, Maharaja Shantanu passed many years in her association. She agreed But kept a condition that King will never Question her . Bachelor mansion. The Overview: In his previous birth, Shantanu was Mahabhisha, a king of the Ikshvaku dynasty. Yes. There was just one exception: ekadasi, an upavasa dedicated to the Supreme god, Narayana. But I could not take it any longer. Shantanu and Ganga. [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. But Ganga had retained her memories and was trying to draw him towards her. Shantanu yielded to her and gave up observing ritual fasts on auspicious days. After knowing this Shantanu proposed and Ganga agreed to marriage, but there was a precondition. Shantanu could not ask her the reason, because of his promise, lest she would leave him. And he had the greatest teachers, he lived in Heaven with Ganga for his formative years and had the best education. The Kingdom Welcomed Devrat, Devrat was none other than Bhishma Pitamaha. Now? So Indra also cursed Ganga to leave the heaven and return only after breaking Mahabhisha’s heart. Ganga asked him to come on next day . And he was the most capable to take over the kingdom. 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. Shantanu and Satyavati. I wanted to share the story of Shantanu and Ganga because I Well, quickly after our marriage Ganga became pregnant with Ganga beared King Shantanu 8 children (sons) in all. Shantanu was not born at that time, so king have not given a word to Ganga, but said that Devi, you have chosen by right thigh, which is the place of a daughter. In all branches … agreement Shantanu and Ganga made as a condition to getting married Shantanu ( Log Out /  He was taught Vedas and Puranas by Guru ‘Vashistha’, and taught archery by one of the greatest fighter and archer Guru ‘Parasurama’.By the time he was grown up, King Shantanu enthroned Devavrata as Yuvaraja as he was a worthy heir to the throne. Shantanu was in love. This year her birth is being celebrated on May 13. 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. But Ganga had retained her memories and was trying to draw him towards her. 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. Holy River Ganges is said to have originated on Ganga Saptmi. Y: Lemme think, PM, it aint an easy question to answer. But didn’t she have an odd request when you asked for her https://www.wisdomlib.org/hinduism/book/mahabharata/d/doc118367.html Shiva agreed and Ganga fell on his head. actions. Shantanu was in love. Shantanu and Ganga. our first child. Shantanu was a king of Hastinapura. I wanted so badly to ask her why she would do that to our occurring and how much of a struggle it was for him to not ask Ganga why she Ganga also enjoyed Mahabhisha’s brazen altitude. She was so beautiful down by the river. Ganga was pure in her thoughts and this attracted Shantanu to her even more. Shantanu saw a beautiful woman on the banks of the river Ganges (Ganga) and asked her to marry him. She was just so elegant and graceful and had something mysterious about her. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. knowledge is the food of soul. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. child but I was too afraid of Ganga leaving me. King Shantanu stayed silent and lived up to his promise till the seventh child. One day king Shantanu was hunting at the bank of river Ganga. 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. 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. born mortal. But he could no longer hold himself back at the birth of the 8th child. I knew that I had to marry her. The moment a son was born she took him to the river and threw him in the deep waters. well-being of his children but also feared losing Ganga. Shantanu was in love. King Shantanu proposed Ganga. In all branches … She told me that Devrat was none other than Bhishma Pitamaha. children. To the people who think like why Shantanu, who’s he (we know only actor Shantanu – son of Bhagyaraj.. Lolz) and how is he related to Mahabarata He was a King of Hastinapura and is the great grandfather of Pandavas and Kauravas. I was Ganga : In Hinduism, the river Ganga is considered sacred and is personified as a goddess Ganga. June 23, 2013 by storytellertoday. She was the woman for me. Once walking by the banks of river Ganga, he saw a beautiful women. He saw Ganga the Divine River and the Goddess Ganga. Shantanu watched as Ganga sat in the courtyard, enjoying the winter sun. ( Log Out /  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. This kept on happening and due to the oath Shantanu could not ask her anything and used to suffer from within. He was torn between his concern for the It tore me apart The ministers stated questioning the silence of the King. So, Shantanu is to meet Ganga, but he is not aware of it because he does not have his memories of previous lives. Shantanu fell in love with her and asked her to marry him. Ganga, feeling insulted, sought to sweep away the Earth with her descent. Shantanu was father of Bhisma. Y holds out his index and middle finger to PM. I couldn’t bear it anymore. to the bank of river Ganga and try to find her in the streams of water. One by one, seven sons were born to them and were drowned by Ganga. 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. King Shantanu proposed Ganga. 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. Shantanu and Ganga. The maids wishpering talking that Ganga will do the same to this eight child. They married and she later gave birth to a son. https://theindianmythology.wordpress.com/. She was just so elegant and graceful and had something mysterious about her. Soon, Ganga gave birth to a child but drowned him in the river. When Ganga was about to drown the eighth son, Shantanu, devastated, could not restrain himself and confronted her. Shantanu yielded to her and gave up observing ritual fasts on auspicious days. This is the story of Ganga the river and Bharata king Shantanu who are the parents of the famous Bhishma Pitamah from mahabharat. Whenever Shantanu missed Ganga and his son he would go. Ganga also warned King that if in future he question her , then she will leave him after giving the answer. Once Shantanu's Chief Minister also said - "Mahaaraaj, What type of a woman she is? Shantanu saw a beautiful woman on the banks of the river Ganges (Ganga) and asked her to marry him. The royal vaidya confirmed that she was taking a healthy diet and doing everything she could to ensure the health of the baby. Once, there lived a King named Mahabhisha born in the Ikshwaku dynasty. And Shantanu's son, the Vasu born of Ganga, named Devavrata resembled Shantanu himself in personal beauty, in habits and behaviour, and in learning. He saw a beautiful lady came to him. 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. 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. 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 . He was a descendant of Bharta race and ruler of Hastinapura. And Shantanu's son, the Vasu born of Ganga, named Devavrata resembled Shantanu himself in personal beauty, in habits and behaviour, and in learning. View all posts by Apurva Beniwal. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Shantanu could not ask her the reason, because of his promise, lest she would leave him. Shantanu’s second object of desire was Satyavati, a fisher woman, who ferried people across the river Ganga. So enthralled was he by her charm, that he asked her to be his wife. Y: Here choose one of them. One by one, seven sons were born to them and were drowned by Ganga. One attains mukti by observance of the sacred ekadasi brata and Narayana is pleased with someone who … 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. It was the day when the eighth son was born but the palace was beaming with lantern in shadow as they crying in sorrow and fear. 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. 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. one day Mahabheshan came to Swarg (haven) to see dance of Nymphs , by that time Ganga also came to Swarg with his father Brahma. Change ). So, Shantanu is to meet Ganga, but he is not aware of it because he does not have his memories of previous lives. the traditional stories about gods, goddesses , gurus and devtaas. I wanted to show the inner conflict that Shantanu faced as this was horrors that were to come. 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. One attains mukti by observance of the sacred ekadasi brata and Narayana is pleased with someone who … She took the eight son with her and promised to return him to the king at right time she named him Devrat. Shantanu and Ganga lived a life of serene happiness and love. Shantanu and Gangaa - 2. her. The moment a son was born she took him to the river and threw him in the deep waters. Why would she do such a terrible thing to her own child? Thus Gangaa killed Shantanu's five children by flowing them in Gangaa River. Yes we did. Joining me, I have Shantanu. The Broken promise : Shantanu and Ganga, Devavrata. 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. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. King was stuck with grief. She drowned six more of our children. Shantanu and Ganga were living their married life to the fullest. She reminded  King of his promises  before their marriage. Ganga told that Shantanu was king Mahabhishan in his last birth he was a friend of Indra , the king of Devtas. King was bounded by his words that he will never Question her. She agreed, but put forth a condition, that at no stage shall the king question her actions, or she would leave him. That she couldn’t possibly do that again. King Shantanu attracted with her beauty. But she drowned the child. Interview because it is filled with drama and shocks the audience. I was I wish you two the best of luck in the future. children through that kind hardship. horrified. Time passed and … I thought it would be different. Marriage to Shantanu. Ganga had long black hair, blue eyes, and a soft smile. Shantanu stops Ganga drowning the last Vasu 3. 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. Because of the Shantanu and Ganga. Brahma told Shiva to break the descent of Ganga. On an ekadasi Ganga asked Shantanu why he was so keen on observing ekadasi and why again with such dedication. She cited that after marriage Santanu should not question her for her actions. For which the river goddess put forth a condition to never to be stopped for what she does after marriage. Shantanu had a son Devavrat. They lived … But every time right after the birth of a child, Ganga would go and drown the child in the river Ganga. Regards I couldn’t ever ask, it was part of our agreement. This kept on happening and due to the oath Shantanu could not ask her anything and used to suffer from within. She accepted the proposal on a condition that Shantanu won't ask any question from her. Mahabhisha was reborn in Earth as the son of King Pratipa from Kuru Dynasty. The sun is beginning to set behind the mansion providing a dim light for the interview. Shantanu: I was in love with Ganga from the moment I laid my eyes on her. Ganga also warned King that if in future he question her , then she will leave him after giving the answer. The Overview: In his previous birth, Shantanu was Mahabhisha, a king of the Ikshvaku dynasty. King Shantnu Married Ganga and the whole kingdom welcomed their new Queen. Ganga gave birth to sons one after another, but what she did with them is shocking! Shantanu stops Ganga drowning the last Vasu was doing that to their children. walks up to the couch and hugs Chris then turns to Shantanu and they share a On an ekadasi Ganga asked Shantanu why he was so keen on observing ekadasi and why again with such dedication. The story starts with Kuru king Shantanu. Three months had passed since the day he had confined her to her chambers and not once had she sought his audience. He was so enthralled by her beauty that he… Finally, when she was going to drown her eighth child, Shantanu asked her why she was doing so. The very next day King Shantanu again  proposed Ganga. He saw Ganga the Divine River and the Goddess Ganga. Shantanu, having enjoyed domestic felicity for six and thirty years, retired into the woods. Shantanu & Ganga. 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. Pratipa named his son Shantanu and he … She Welcome back! Ganga and Shantanu both are suffering from the same curse . Ganga gave birth to sons one after another, but what she did with them is shocking! All these are the very foundation of the Indian culture. Shantanu was a king of Hastinapura. child I finally asked her way she was killing each of our new born children. There was just one exception: ekadasi, an upavasa dedicated to the Supreme god, Narayana. I was shocked when after Marriage to Shantanu. Chris: Welcome back! he proposed her to marry him and to be the Queen of Hatinapur. 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. Ganga is now released from curse when King Shantanu questioned her. And Devavrat was the son of Ganga, and he was the most knowledgable. They attended lavish parties, ate fancy dinners, drank the most expensive wine. Due to his meritorious deeds he attained heaven after his death. 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. Shantanu was busy enjoying his married life with Ganga, neglecting his kingdom and focusing only on giving an heir to Hastinapur. Shantanu at ones felt in love with her. light for the interview. King Shantanu and Ganga. with us yours and Ganga’s love story. The story of King Shantanu and his marriage to Goddess Ganga. Shantanu and Ganga were living their married life to the fullest. Ganga explained that the children were demi-gods and she was only freeing them. Satyavati too had a condition like Ganga berfore she accepted Shantanu’s offer of marriage. 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. He was a descendant of the Bharata race, of lunar dynasty. One day king Shantanu was hunting at the bank of river Ganga. Ganga told that Shantanu was king Mahabhishan in his last birth he was a friend of Indra , the king of Devtas. So enthralled was he by her charm, that he asked her to be his wife. inside. Ganga had long black hair, blue eyes, and a soft smile. And she told me that our eighth child was to remain childless for I would have never imagined the Today, we are going to tell you about her unusual love story with King Shantanu. Ganga had long black hair, blue eyes, and a soft smile. Why did you keep this all a secret from Shantanu? After our first, we had seven more children together. Since both his older brothers abdicated the throne, he inherited the Kingdom despite being youngest. The king succeeded and the news spread out in the kingdom that Ganga was ready to conceive Shantanu’s first child. killing me inside. SO by the time we had our eighth and last Hasthinapur was filled with joy. https://theindianmythology.wordpress.com/ He was a very generous and righteous person. Shantanu became the king of Hastinapura by default. I Regards then Ganga reviled a story from their Past ,  that She was the daughter of  Brahma and she is protecting their sons from a curse . He had Brihaspati as his Guru, Parashuram taught him how to use weapons. Shantanu and Ganga’s wedding Mahabharata is a literary as well as historical treasure of India. They attended lavish parties, ate fancy dinners, drank the most expensive wine. I wouldn’t want to put my Shantanu & Ganga July 15, 2018 admin 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. 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. Am a theist, I Love to research on Mythology. 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' . It is the longest epic poem in the world, originally composed in Sanskrut , by … This video includes Shantanu's marriage with Ganga, Birth of Devavrat (later known as Bhishma), Explanation of Vasus. The river flowed through his matted hair and fell to Earth and eventually to the Underworld, cleansing the souls. Ganga, feeling insulted, sought to sweep away the Earth with her descent. She wanted that children borne out of their wedlock must be the heirs to Shantanu’s kingdom. the same thing happened when Ganga gave birth to her Second , third, fourth, fifth, sixth and Seventh  Son. She was just so elegant and graceful and had something mysterious about her. But being a king he was wandering all over. Shantanu at ones felt in love with her, he approached her and told her that the future of  Hastinapur is in her hand. She has no quality in her among the three qualities of a woman - consciousness, inspiration, and enthusiasm. The sun is beginning to set behind the mansion providing a dim child was born Ganga took the baby to the river and drowned the child. knowledge is the food of soul. Ganga gave birth to sons one after another, but what she did with them is shocking! 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