In the vast realm of Indian mythology, where tales of passion, detachment, exploration, and ancient pride intertwine, there exists a sacred place where the birth of Draupadi, the princess of Panchal, took place—Ahichatra, a testament to its ancient existence. And many more stories in India’s roots.
At the mere mention of Lord Vishnu’s name, an awe-inspiring image takes shape, where he holds the divine discus in his hand, radiating an intense aura and imbued with immeasurable power.
Vaikuntha, the celestial abode of Lord Vishnu, was guarded by two gatekeepers—Jay and Vijay. Once, the four sons of Brahma, the creator of the universe, yearned to meet Lord Vishnu and arrived at the gates of Vaikuntha. Despite their apparent youthful appearance, owing to a boon bestowed upon them by their father, they were, in reality, beings of great wisdom and maturity.
Jay and Vijay, assuming that these children were ordinary mortals, denied them entry and were consumed by anger. In their fury, Jay and Vijay cursed the four sons, decreeing that they would lose their divine nature and be reborn as ordinary humans. But as the curse left their lips, Lord Vishnu manifested before them, and Jay and Vijay pleaded for a way to nullify the curse imposed by the children.
Lord Vishnu proclaimed that the curse could not be entirely lifted, yet it could be altered. He presented Jay and Vijay with two choices: either be born seven times