Our Puranas have it that Lord Shiva sacrificed Moon, Chandra from His Head on His journey to Amarnath. And the Moon awaited His return.
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The Russians knew about these settlements for about 20 years. This information was revealed by historian Bettany Hughes on the BBC program “Tracking the Aryans”. And there is a Mountain named after the Hindu Sage, Narada.
The Moon is considered as a Devata in Hinduism. It is reckoned as a Planet in Indian Astrology. Moon rules the mind and is responsible for the soundness of mind. If the Moon sign is not favorable, one is assailed by doubts,indecision, confusion ans depression. Moon waxes and wanes. From the New Moon day(Amavasya), it waxes. This period of waxing till the Full Moon (Poornima) is called the Shukla Paksha, Shulka means white.
Once Ganesha had his belly full of Modaka and mounted His Mount,Mouse. His stomach was so full of Modakas , his belly burst open and the Modakas spilled out.