Story of curses(PART-10)
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69. Saptrishis cursed to king Nahusha.By killing Vritrasura, Indra incurred the sin of brahmacharya. To avoid this sin, Indra was going to do penance. Now Indrasana cannot be kept empty, so search for such a worthy king who can see the work of heaven for some days in the absence of Indra.
Nahusha was a very majestic king on earth. In front of Nahusha, all the Gods proposed to take charge of heaven. Nahusha confesses to Indra by saying that it is difficult to escape the sovereignty of heaven. On the plea of the deities again, king Nahusha accepted this proposal in the interest of world's welfare .
Indra went to penance by giving King Nahusha the throne of heaven. Nahush started seeing the rule. There was also the throne of Indrani, next to the throne of Indra. Indrani's seat was empty in Indra's absence. Nahusha, who became temporary Indra, asked the ministers to make Indrani sit on Indra's throne.
On this, the ministers said that this is possible only when you get married to Indrani ("Shachi") and she becomes your ardhangani(wife). Nahusha sent marriage proposal to Shachi. Indrani was very worried about this proposal and she went to consult Devguru Brihaspati in this matter.
It did not take long for Guru Brihaspati to understand that the ego-born arrogance has arisen in Nahusha. More important than the eradication of this ego was to strive for Sati Shachi's chastity.
Devguru advised Indrani to speak to temporary Indra Nahusha, if he comes in a sedan attached to the Saptarishis, then I will married him.
Hearing such a message from Shachi, Nahusha soon summoned the shaptrishis to the meeting and ordered that you carry my palanquin and take it to Indrani. King Nahusha was Indra at that time and it would have been treason to not listen to Indra, so the sages accepted it as the king's order.
The sedan was placed on the shoulders of the sages and Nahush walked towards Indrani's palace. Nahusha have to reached near Indrani with a certain time, then only Nahusha would be able to prove his will. But the sages did not have the habit of doing physical labor, so they were tired and again and again putting the sedan off the shoulder and putting it down.
The sage was enraged by this behavior of the king and he cursed the king. Due to the curse of the sages, Nahusha fell on the earth as a giant python . During the Mahabharata period, he had a question-and-answer conversation with Yudhishthira and was freed for curse.
When the Pandavas were wandering in exile. Then Bhima found a python in the forest. This python caught Bhima. Bhima, who is considered very powerful, had the same force as 10,000 elephants. He never lost in front of anyone. But that python grabbed Bhima tightly and Bhima fainted.
During this time, Yudhishthira reached there searching for Bhima and asked the dragon if you are a god because no ordinary creature can catch Bhima in the way that you have caught.
That python said to Yudhishthira that I am your ancestor. My name is Nahush. I have done many yajanas because of which I became so powerful and I was made the Indra of heaven. This made me ego and I raised my palanquin from the Saptarishis and I have insulted Agastya Rishi too, due to which he cursed me to become a python . When I realized my mistake, I apologized to him.
At that time, Agastya Rishi said that when a person comes and answers your questions correctly then you will be free from this curse. Agastya also gave him a boon that when you are a python , then if you find someone stronger than you, then his power will decrease in front of you and you will be able to make it own food. Even though Bhima is my descendant but due to animal nature I cannot leave it because it is my diet.
On this Yudhishthira said that please leave my brother and I am ready to answer your questions.
Yudhishthira answered all the questions of King Nahusha. Hearing Yudhishthira's religious talk, Nahusha, who became a python , was very satisfied. After this he left Bhima and he too got freedom from his curse.
Story lessonsEveryone deserves the opportunity to show their talent one day or the other. But on those occasions people make mistakes and lose everything. To boast about anything is the biggest mistake . Therefore, we should avoid wealth and sovereignty ("ego").
70. Rishi Matang cursed to vaanarraj Bali.Vanararaj Bali and Sugriva are discussed in the Ramayana. These two brothers were very affectionate, but due to a misunderstanding, both of them became known enemies of each other. Due to this enmity, Sugriva had to hide on a mountain where Bali could not go. A very special reason for not going to Bali on this mountain was his own strength and might. Let's know how Bali's strength became his weakness.
Bali had helped the gods with his force at the time of the churning of the ocean. He was married to Apsara Tara as a prize. Bali also defeated Ravana with his force. Once the demon named Dundubhi started to challenge Bali for war. A war broke out between the two. Bali killed Dundubhi and in anger picked up his body and threw it several kilometers away from the sky. A few drops of blood from Dundubhi's body, flying in the air, fell into the ashram of Mathang Rishi. Seeing the drops of blood, the sage became very angry.
The sage Mathang knew from his tapobal(penance's power)who and why he had done this work. Bali had slaughtered the demon as he fought for war, so there was no harm in killing him, but it was a sin to insult one's dead body by force and desecrate the ascetic's ashram. Outraged by Bali's behavior, the sage Matang cursed Bali that he would die if he came within a distance of his ashram.
Mathang Rishi's ashram was located near Rishyamuk mountain. It is believed that the mountain located in southern India, at a distance from the Virupaksha temple of the ancient Vijayanagara empire, was called Rishyamuk in that period and this is the Rishyamuk mountain of Ramayana period. Sugriva had knowledge of this incident and Bali also knew that he was cursed by sage Mathang.
Therefore, he did not go towards Rishimuk mountain even by mistake. When Bali expelled Sugriva from the kingdom and wanted to kill him, Sugriva along with his associates fled to the cave on Mount Rishimuk. This cave came to be called Sugriva Cave. Lord Rama and Sugriva met in this cave. At this place Sugriva lived with his advisors, who always stood by him as his supporters. Mahabali Hanumanji was also included in these. Even today a temple is built on this mountain near the cave, where the idol of Sun God and Sugriva is installed. Later Sri Ram slaughtered Bali, making Sugriva king of Kishkindha.
71. Shridama cursed to Radharani.It is said that the love of Radha and Krishna is immortal for centuries and for centuries. There love is so deep that Radha's name always comes before Krishna. Despite having sixteen thousand queens of Sri Krishna, only Radharani's name is taken with Krishna. Despite such love, Radha and Krishna could never meet. Do you know the reason behind this?
Today we tell you that due to which Radha and Shri Krishna could not get married in spite of their unwavering love and bondage. Actually, the reason behind this was a curse received to Radha. Yes, according to the legend mentioned in the Brahmavaveart Purana, she could never get her love due to the curse that Radha ji received.
According to Brahmavaveart Purana, Radha, beloved of Sri Krishna, used to live with him in Golok. Once in the absence of Radha, Shri Krishna was staying with his wife Virja. When Radha Rani see Shreekrishna engage with another woman, and Radha Rani did could not control own anger and misbehave with Sri Krishna. Distracted by Radha's wrath, Virja took the form of a river and drifted from there.
Sri Krishna's friend and servant Shridama present there at that time did not find it right to Radharani 's words as and he insulted Radha Rani very much in anger. Sridama could not hear bitter words from Radha's mouth for his Lord Krishna and in anger, he also committed this sin.
Radha became even more angry with Sridama's behavior and she cursed Sridama that he would be born in the demon clan in the next life. Then in response to this, Sridama cursed Radha to be born on earth as a human. At the same time, Sridama cursed Radha that in human form she will always yearn to receive her life dear Sri Krishna. Due to this curse in the next birth, Sridama became a demon named Shankhchud. Due to the Shridama's curse, Radha Rani had to be born as the daughter of Vrisbhanu and Kirti.
Shortly after taking birth on earth, the curse found in pre-birth started to have an effect on the life of Radha Rani. After finishing Rasleela, Sri Krishna had to go from Vrindavan to battle Kansa and it was from here that Radha and Shrikrishna's separation began. After Sri Krishna's departure, Radha is married to a Vaishya Rayana and she is overcome by Shri Krishna's love forever. It is said about Radha that she returned to Vaikunth by setting her shadow near her husband Rayan.
So in this way Radha and Shri Krishna could not meet due to the curse of Sridama but their love is still immortal.
72. Bali's wife cursed to Shreeram.One of the mythological stories related to Lord Rama is associated with the slaughter of Bali by him. According to this legend, Ram ji was cursed by Apsara for killing Bali and due to this curse Sita Maa went away from Ram ji's life. According to the mythology associated with the legend of Bali and Shri Ram ji, Bali was the son of Indra and he was very strong. Bali also had a brother named Sugriva.
There was considerable heartly's distance between Sugriva and Bali and it is said that Bali had taken away his brother's kingdom and his wife from him. Due to which Sugriva wanted to take revenge on his brother and wanted to regain his kingdom. Sugriva met him at the time of Ram ji's exile. While meeting Ram ji, Sugriva told him about his brother and asked Ram ji for help to regain his kingdom. Ram Ji also agreed to help Sugriva. While telling Ram ji about his brother, Sugriva said that his brother is very strong and half of the power of the person who fights his brother goes to him. Because of which it is difficult to defeat my brother. After listening to Sugriva, Ram ji decided not to go in front of Bali and at the time when there was a war between Bali and Sugriva, Ram ji killed Bali by shooting arrows from behind the tree.
After hearing the news of Bali's death, his wife felt very sad and Tara became angry when she came to know how her husband was killed. Not only this, Tara, who was the nymph, cursed Ram ji. While cursing Ram ji, Tara said that Ram will lose his wife once again.
Also, in the next life, Ram ji will die at the hands of her husband. Tara's curse became true and Ram Ji lost Sita again after freeing Sita from Ravana's captivity. At the same time, in the next life, Ram ji took the incarnation of Shri Krishna and he was killed by the incarnation of Bali i.e. Bhil Zara and in this way the curse given to Rama by Tara came true. Let us tell you that Lord Rama was the seventh incarnation of Vishnu and Lord Shri Krishna was the eighth incarnation of Vishnu.
73. Shreeganesha and Tulsi cursed to each other.According to Hindu beliefs, Lord Ganesha is worshiped before any auspicious work. This tradition has been going on since long. Everyone knows how Lord Ganesha was born and how the head of elephant was added in place of his forehead. But today we are telling you about such a different legend when Lord Ganesha cursed the tulsi to be a tree in anger.
According to the legend, Ganesha was doing penance. Meanwhile, Tulsi is the daughter of Dharmatmaj, departed on a pilgrimage with a desire to marry. Tulsi reached the banks of the Ganges while touring. She saw Ganesha busy in penance and was fascinated by them. Tulsi distracts him from the desire to marry. Seeing the intention of Tulsi, Ganesh Ji said that it is inauspicious to break the tenacity and after declaring himself to be a brahmachari, turned down the proposal of marriage of Tulsi. It is said that Tulsi was very sad due to Ganesha's refusal and in a fit of anger she cursed Ganesha for two marriages.
On the other hand, Ganesh ji cursed Tulsi that she would be married to a demon. Also, Lord Ganesha cursed Tulsi to be a tree. Hearing the curse of being the wife of a demon, Tulsi apologized to Ganesha. Then Shri Ganesh Ji said that you will be married to a demon named Shankhchud.
But then you will be give blessed with life and salvation for the world in Kaliyuga, besides being dear by Lord Vishnu and Shri Krishna. But offering basil in my worship will not be considered auspicious. It is said that since then Tulsi is not used in the worship of Lord Ganesha.
74. Shravan kumar's parent cursed to king Dashratha.Whenever there is a matter of maternal-paternal devotion, first of all remember the name of Shravan Kumar. The name of Shravan Kumar will remain immortal for motherhood and patriotism in history. The story of Shravan Kumar dates back to the time when Maharaja Dasharatha use to ruled over Ayodhya.
Shravan's parents were blind. Shravan loves his parents very much. Her mother had raised Shravan after suffering a lot. As Shravan grew older, he would get more and more help in his parents' work.
Waking up in the morning, Shravan would fill the river with water for the parents. Used to bring wood from the forest. The stove cooks the food. Mother refuses him- 'Son Shravan, why do you work so hard for us? I can cook food. You will get tired after doing so much work. ' 'No mother, I do not get tired of doing the work of you and father. I enjoy it. You can't see. While making bread, your hands will burn. '
'Oh God! Every parent should have a son like our Shravana. How much does he take care of us? Parents do not get tired of blessing Shravan. Shravan's parents worshiped God daily. Shravan brings flowers for his worship, sets a pedestal for sitting. Shravan also worshiped with parents. Shravan grew up serving his parents. After completing household chores, Shravan goes out to work. Now his parents do not have to work.
One day Shravan's parents said- 'Son, you have fulfilled all our wishes. Now one wish remains. ' 'Which wish mother? What does father want? You give permission I will fulfill your wish while I am alive. '
' Son our age is over, now we want to go on pilgrimage to the service of God . May we find peace at the feet of God. ' Shravan got into thinking. In those days there were no buses or trains like today. Those people could not even walk much. While thinking of how to fulfill the wishes of the parents, Shravan figured out a solution.
Shravan took two big baskets. They were tied with rope at both ends of a strong stick. In this way a big kanwar was formed. Then he lifted the parents and placed them in a basket each. Hearing parents hanged on sticks at shoulder and started going on pilgrimage.
Shravan takes them one by one to many pilgrimage places. They went, Kashi, Prayag went everywhere. The parents could not see, so Shravan would tell them all the things about the shrine. The parents were very happy. One day the mother said- 'Son Shravan, you have become eyes for the blind. Hearing about the pilgrimage from your mouth, we feel that we have seen God with our eyes. '
'Yes son, having a son like you, our life is blessed. You get tired of carrying us, but you never say anything. The father also blessed Shravan. 'Don't say father, parents are never a burden on children. This is my duty. You don't worry about me. '
Oneday in afternoon Shravan and his parents use to rested in a forest near Ayodhya. Mother felt thirsty. He told Shravan- son, will there be water around here? I am feeling thirsty due to sunshine. Yes, mother. A nearby river is flowing. I bring water. ' Shravan went to fetch water with a kamandal.
King Dasaratha of Ayodhya was fond of hunting. He too came to hunt in the forest. Shravan dipped the kamandal in water to fill the water. Hearing the sound of filling water in the vessel, King Dasharatha felt that an animal has come to drink water. King Dasaratha could hear the unmistakable target by hearing the voice.
He shot arrows based on the voice. The arrow went straight into Shravan's chest. 'Ah' came out of Shravan's mouth.
When the king reached to near Shravan, he realized his mistake. Unknowingly, he committed such a big crime. He apologizes to Shravan. 'Excuse me, brother. Unknowingly committed a crime. What can I do for you?
'Rajan, my parents are thirsty in the forest. You take water and quench their thirst. Will not tell them anything about me. This is my request. Shravana gave up his life while saying this sentence .
King Dasaratha, with a sad heart, went to near Shravan's parents with water. Shravan's parents knew the sound of his son's feet well. They were shocked to hear the sound of the king's feet.
'Who is it? Where is our son Shravan? ' Without answering, the king put forward a water-filled kamandala, wanted to feed them water, but Shravan's mother shouted - 'Why don't you speak, tell me where is our son?' 'Mother, inadvertently, my arrow hit the chest of Shravan. He has sent me to give you water. Please forgive me. ' The king was strangled.
'Oh!Shravan, alas! my son', the mother shouted. Taking the name of the son with crying, both of them gave up their lives. They did not even touch the water. Thirsty, they took off from this world.
It is said that King Dasaratha snatched his son from the old parents. That is why King Dasharatha also had to endure a son's separation Ramchandraji went to exile for fourteen years. King Dasaratha could not bear this disconnection. That is why he gave up his life. Never been a maternal & paternal devotee like Shravan Kumar. The sons who serve the parents with true heart are called as Shravan Kumar.
75. Durvasha rishi cursed to Shakuntala.Once King Dushyant of Hastinapur went to play hunting in the forest, which was the ashram of Kanva rishi in the forest to hunt. The king reached his ashram to meet the sage, and after reaching there he called the sage, then a beautiful girl came out of the ashram and said, "Rajan Maharishi has gone on pilgrimage but you are welcome in our ashram." Seeing the girl, Maharaja Dushyant asked, "Devi! Who are you?" The girl said, "My name is Shakuntala and I am the daughter of Kanva Rishi." Hearing that girl, Dushyant Maharaj was surprised and said, "Maharishi is a born Brahmachari, then how are you his daughter?"
In response to his question, Shakuntala said, "Actually my parents are Menaka and Vishwamitra. My mother left me in the forest when I was born, where a bird named Shakunta protected me. That is why my name was Shakuntala. After that the eye of Kanva rishi fell upon me and he brought me to his ashram. He was the one who fed me. One who gives birth, one who gives nourishment and one who gives food - all three are called fathers. Thus Kanva rishi became my father. "
Hearing Shakuntala's words, Maharaj Dushyant said, "Shakuntale! You are a Kshatriya girl. Seeing your beauty, I have given my heart to you. If you have no objection, then I want to marry you. " Shakuntala was also fascinated with Maharaja Dushyant, so he gave his approval.
Both got married to each other . Maharaja Dushyant spent some time in the forest, while staying with Shakuntala. Then one day he said to Shakuntala, "Dear! Now I have to go Hastinapur to see my kingdom. When maharishi Kanva returns from his pilgrimage, I will take you away from here and take you to my palace. " Saying so, the king gave Shakuntala his gold ring as a token of his love and went to Hastinapur.
One day Durvasa Rishi came to his ashram. Shakuntala did not even know of his arrival due to being absorbed in memory of Maharaja Dushyant and did not welcome Durvasa rishi properly.
Durvasa Rishi considered it own insult and in anger said, " O girl! I curse you that someone you have humiliated me by forgetting will forget you. "
Hearing the curse of Durvasa Rishi, Shakuntala's attention was broken and she fell at his feet and started praying for forgiveness. Surprised by Shakuntala's pardon prayer, Durvasa Rishi said, "Well, if you have any of his love signs, then he will remember you by seeing that sign."
Shakuntala became pregnant due to Maharaj Dushyant's cohabitation. After some time Kanva rishi returned from pilgrimage, then Shakuntala told him about her marriage with Maharaj Dushyant. Maharishi Kanva said, "Daughter!" It is not appropriate for a married girl to stay in the father's house. Now your husband's house is your home. " After saying this, Maharishi sent Shakuntala with his disciples to Hastinapur. While worshiping in a lake on the way, the ring of Shakuntala given by King Dushyant, which was a love sign, fell in the lake itself. A fish swallowed that ring. Upon reaching King Dushyant, the disciples of Kanva rishi stood Shakuntala in front of him and said, "Maharaj! Shakuntala is your wife, you accept it. " Maharaja had forgotten Shakuntala due to the curse of Durvasa rishi. Therefore, he did not accept Shakuntala and started misbehave with her. As soon as Shakuntala was insulted, lightning flashed in the sky and her mother Menka took her away in front of everyone.
The fish, which swallowed Shakuntala's ring, got caught in a fisherman's net one day. When the fisherman cut him, a ring came out of his stomach. The fisherman sent the ring to Maharaja Dushyant as an offering. On seeing the ring, Maharaj remembered Shakuntala and repented of his act. Maharaj searched Shakuntala very much but did not find her.
After a few days, after receiving the invitation of Devraj Indra, Maharaj Dushyant went to Indra's city Amravati to help him in the Devasur struggle. After conquering the war, when he was returning to Hastinapur by sky route, he saw the ashram of rishi Kashyapa on the way. He stayed there for their visions. In the ashram, a handsome boy was playing with a fierce lion. Maneka had left Shakuntala in the sage Kashyapa's ashram and that child was the son of Shakuntala. On seeing that child, a feeling of love rose in the heart of Maharaj. When he proceeded to lift his in the lap, Shakuntala's friend shouted, "O gentle man! You should not touch this child, otherwise a black thread tied in his arm will bite you. " Dushyant could not stop himself even after hearing this and lifted the child in his lap. Now Shakuntala's friend saw with surprise that the black thread tied in the child's arm has fallen on the earth. Sakhi knew that whenever his father would take the child in his lap, that black thread would fall to the earth. Friend was happy and narrated the entire story to Shakuntala. Shakuntala came to near Dushyant. Maharaj recognized Shakuntala. He prayed forgiveness to Shakuntala for his act and took the permission of Rishi Kashyapa and brought her along with his son to Hastinapur.
The name of Maharaja Dushyant and Shakuntala's son was Bharata. Later Bharata became the great emperor and our country was named Bharatvarsha after him.
@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@This entire series highlights the importance of men with high intelligence and spiritual merit by Sanatan Dharma, and it is reported that whatever they predict becomes reality even if it is connected to the Supreme God.
The concept of 'curse' has been a precursor to important events in the history of Sanatan Dharma. It also explains the supreme importance given to 'Karma' in Sanatan Dharma, and even the Almighty God cannot escape its effects. The sage who curses on a simple thing, he himself cannot be saved by impulsive behavior. He then realizes his mistakes and after that he suggests some remedies or austerities to prevent them.
The effect and duration of a curse depended on the level of spiritual ability of the person giving the curse, and it was the only qualification that helped curse take real shape in that person's life. The power of curse often came only upon attaining spiritual merit, which was in fact the basis of its power.
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