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WHAT WAS THE Curse of Brahma ?

Asked by peekay first, 20 Mar '09 03:42 pm
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Brahma is not worshiped because of a curse by the great sage Brahmarishi Bhrigu. Once a great fire-sacrifice (yajna) was being organised on Earth with Bhrigu being the high priest. It was decided that the greatest among all Gods would be made the presiding deity. Bhrigu then set off to find the greatest among the Trimurti. When he went to Brahma, he was so immersed in the music played by Saraswati that he could hardly hear Bhrigu's calls. The enraged Bhrigu then cursed Brahma that no person on Earth would ever invoke him or worship him again
Answered by L KINI, 20 Mar '09 03:49 pm

 
  
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The story of the curse of Brahma was an after thought, that came to be accepted as we know today. Look at it, He is the Creator and one of the Pillars of the Trimurti. It is a little far fetched to believe that, the sages or rishis of olden times were bestowed with so much power to shake the very edifice of the power on which the world was believed to exist.

My take is that, Brahma as believed was the Creator. So, the moment we have come into this world, as far as human species was concerned His purpose for us was over. Whatever would go on to define their existence depended on the other two powers - Vishnu and Shiva. Over a period of time, the later two took total predominance over the former. Remember, at one time Brahma was worshipped more than the later, before it waned to give way to the other two who occupy the most important place in Hindu worship.

So, I believe from a purely logical point of view.
Answered by Omega, 23 Mar '09 07:59 pm

 
  
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Once brahmaji was so much attracted with his daughter sarswati that he ran behind her in view of having sexual desire when devtas realise he was cursed by shivji that he will not be worshipped butwhen brahmaj regreat he was given one place in form of temple at puskar which is the only known one but may be now people have constructed many on their own bur holy books stated only one.i
Answered by Ramesh Agarwal, 20 Mar '09 08:45 pm

 
  
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There are also temples in Thirunavaya in Kerala, in the temple town of Kumbakonam in (Thanjavur District in) Tamil Nadu; in Asotra village in Balotra Taluka of Barmer district in Rajasthan known as Kheteshwar Brahmadham Tirtha, in Goa (in the small, remote village of Carambolim in the Sattari taluka in the northeast region of the state). Regular pujas are held for Lord Brahma at the temple in Thirunavaya, and during Navrathris this temple comes to life with colourful festivities. There is also a shrine for Brahma within the Bramhapureeshwarar temple in Thirupattur, near Trichy and a famous murti of Brahmā at Mangalwedha, 52 km from Solapur district in Maharashtra, the largest of which is in Angkor Wat in Cambodia. In Khedbrahma, Gujarat, there is a statue of Brahma. A six feet tall statue was also discovered at Sopara near Mumbai. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Brahma in the temple town of Sri Kalahasti near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 20 Mar '09 07:30 pm

 
  
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He is never felicitated for his creation..:)
Answered by sumita ganguly, 20 Mar '09 03:52 pm

 
  
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Poor humanity.
Answered by sanjoy karmakar, 20 Mar '09 03:44 pm

 
  
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