Sahastrarjuna:- An ultimate warrior who defeated Ravana in battle.
Ravana is not interested in any introduction. Ramayana is the written history of Ravana's powers. Ravana was one such Pandit, Mahapandit! To kill whom Lord Vishnu himself had to be born on earth. Ravana, the great scholar and powerful who shook Indra's throne and even to Mount Kailash, had to face defeat once.
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O Yes! According to the mythological story, Ravana was defeated by Bahubali , the Haihay dynasty emperor of the Mahishmati kingdom. Not only this, he also imprisoned Ravana in his kingdom.
After all, who is Bahubali who defeated Ravana, let's know -
According to Hindu mythology, Arjuna was the emperor of the Mahishmati kingdom and the son of the Haihaya dynasty's king Kartavirya and queen Padmini. After then Kartavirya he became the king of the Mahishmati kingdom. Being the son of King Kartavirya, he is also called Kartavirya Arjuna. Maharaja Kartavirya and queen Padmini sought a blessing to Lord vishnu for a mighty son after many years of rigorous penance on the Gandhamadan mountain . With the blessings of Srihari, he had a son named Arjuna. With the blessings of Lord Vishnu, Arjuna was full of power and capacity . After the death of his father, Arjun assumed the throne of Mahishmatipuri on the banks of Narmada.
The fifteenth chapter of Navam Skandha in Shrimad Bhagwat Ji, 'Character of Ritchik, Jamadagni and Parasuramji' states that Kartavirya Arjuna pleased Dattatreya avatar of Lord Narayana with his hard penance. In return, Kartavirya Arjuna obtained the blessing of receiving one thousand hand from Dattatreya.
Kartavirya Arjuna pleased Atri's son Dattatreya after performing austerities for ten thousand years. Pleased with this austerity, Lord Dattatreya told Arjuna to ask for boon, then he asked four boon: - "
First- I want to get the strength of thousand hand, which I can reveal at anytime with my require . Second - "If ever I indulge in unrighteous work, then any sages-saints will come there and stop me". Third- "I may be keep the people happy by following the dharma by conquering the earth through war". And the fourth boon was like this -"during the war I would be killed by a more powerful warrior than me".
As a result of these four boons, a thousand hand of Arjuna were made manifest by the desire of war. With this, he also got senses power, incredible wealth, valor, fame, indomitable courage and physical strength by the grace of Lord Dattatreya.
Due to all these qualities and thousand of hands, he was also named Sahasrabahu. At the same time due to muscle power, he was also called Bahubali.
On the basis of boon, he had killed many enemies by conquering the earth including islands, sea and cities. No emperor of the world could equal Kartavirya Arjuna in the qualities of might, victory, yajna, sacrifice, penance, yoga, scripture ,war skill etc.
He was a yogi, so with shield-sword, bow-arrows and the chariot always appeared to protect the subjects in the seven islands. He used to protect yagyas and fields. He used to make clouds by using his yogic force and make it rain as needed. Nothing was ever destroyed in his kingdom. The subjects were happy in every way.
According to the mythological texts and Puranas, there are many names of Kartavirya Arjuna's name Hayhayadhipati, Sahasrarjuna, Dasgrivijayi, Sudashen, Saptadravipadhi, Kritaviryanandan, Chakravatara, Rajeshwar, etc.
According to Hindu mythology, he once fought a battle with Lankapati Ravana who was ultimate scholar and great devotee of Lord Shiva. Whose story are like this, which are also the main attraction of today's article. Now let's move on to the story.......