Samudra Manthan Precious Gem: According to the Vishnu Purana, once the heaven was devoid of opulence, wealth and splendor due to the curse of Maharishi Durvasa. To solve this problem, all the gods reached the shelter of Lord Shri Hari Vishnu. Vishnu told the Devganas the way to churn the ocean together with the Asuras. After this, there was an agreement between the deities and the asuras to churn the ocean for the pot of nectar.
For the churning of the ocean, the ocean was churned with Vasuki Nag’s neti i.e. rope and Mandarachal mountain. Amrit Kalash was obtained from the churning of the ocean, but along with it many other precious gems were also obtained. It is said that 14 precious gems emerged from the churning of the ocean, which have great importance in Hinduism and in today’s time as well. Let us know about these 14 gems obtained from the churning of the ocean.
First of all, Halahal poison came out in the churning of the ocean. Shivji himself drank this poison to protect the gods, demons and the entire universe. His throat had turned blue due to the poison. That’s why among the many names of Shivji, one of his names was also named Neelkanth.
Kamdhenu cow also emerged from the churning of the ocean. Kamdhenu cow is considered the best breed of cows. The Kamdhenu cow that emerged from the churning of the ocean was received by the sages.
The white-coloured Uchai:shrava horse, which could fly even in the sky, also emerged from the churning of the ocean. This horse was given to Bali, the king of the Asuras.
The Airavat elephant, the best of all elephants, also emerged from the churning of the ocean. This wonderful elephant of white color had the power to fly. Airavat elephant was received by Indra Dev and he made it his vehicle.
The precious gem Kaustubh Mani also emerged from the churning of the ocean. Lord Vishnu himself wore this divine shining gem.
tree of heaven
Kalpavriksha with divine medicine also emerged from the churning of the ocean, which was taken by Indra Dev.
The beautiful Apsara Rambha also emerged from the churning of the ocean. It was given to the deities who became the dancer of Indra Dev’s assembly.
Lord Vishnu retrieved Lakshmi ji from the churning of the ocean. In fact, Lakshmi ji got absorbed in the sea due to Vishnu ji being busy in the operation of the universe. But Lakshmi ji also came out from the churning of the ocean. Lakshmi ji herself decided to go to Lord Vishnu.
Varuni is a type of liquor that came out of the churning of the ocean. Asuras got Varuni i.e. alcohol.
The moon also emerged from the churning of the ocean. Lord Shiva wore it in his hair.
panchajanya conch shell
The rare and precious conch Panchjanya also emerged from the churning of the ocean. Lord Vishnu kept this conch with him.
The Parijat tree that emerged from the churning of the ocean has special significance in Hinduism. Offering Parijat flowers in worship is considered auspicious.
The miraculous bow Sharang emerged from the churning of the ocean, which was received by Lord Vishnu.
At last, the pot of nectar emerged from the churning of the ocean. Lord Dhanvantari came out of the ocean with the pot of nectar. There was a dispute between the deities and the asuras to get the nectar. But Lord Vishnu assumed the form of Mohini and made the deities drink nectar.
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