Biswakarma is known as the divine engineer since the Puranic age. In Hindu religious texts, he is known as ‘Devashilpi’ or ‘The Architect of Gods’. His mother’s name was Yogasiddha and sister was known as Brihaspati. His father was called Prabhas, the eighth hermit of the legendary Astam Basu. According to mythology, it is Lord Vishwakarma who not only made the universe but also the earth and heaven. It is said that Vishwakarma also created the weapons used in mythological times like the Vajra made from the bones of Dadhichi sage used by Lord Indra. Lord Vishwakarma is considered to be the best worker, the symbol of quality and excellence in craftsmanship. Mythology describes some of Vishwakarma’s creations in vivid details. They include the mythical town of Dwarka, the capital of Lord Krishna. It is also aid that Vishwakarma built the town of Hastinapur, the capital of Pandavas and Kauravas. Vishwakarma also built the town of Indraprastha for the Pandavas. Most important of all creations is Vishwakarma’s “Sone ki Lanka” where demon king Ravana lived and ruled. Lord Vishwakarma is the divine architect of the whole universe. He has four hands, carrying a water-pot, a book, a noose and craftsman’s tools.
Date : 17 September 2013
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