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Samudra Manthan – Churning of the Milk Ocean and Kriya Yoga


The story of Samudra Manthan – churning of the milk ocean is found in the Bhagavata Purana, the Mahabharata, and Vishnu Purana. It tells of how the Devas and Asuras join together for this churning of the ocean in order to obtain Amrita – the nectar of immortality. It also relates how Vishnu in the form of a turtle (Kurma Avatar) provides his help as well as Shiva coming to the aid of the Devas when they implore his help.Continue reading