TALE OF BHARATA

Rishabhdev was married to Jayanti, the daughter of Indra. Jayanti gave birth to one hundred sons. Bharata was the eldest among them. The youngest nine sons became Yogeshwars. Eighty- one sons accepted Brahaminism. Remaining nine brothers followed their elder brother Bharata. One day Rishabhdev called a meeting of his sons…

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TALE OF PRIYVRATA

Hearing the tale of Prachetas’ devotion and receiving God’s grace by them, a curiosity arose in the mind of the king Parikshit about self-knowledge and Grihasth Dharma (duties of a married person). He asked Shukdev, “O Brahmin, Priyvrat was a supreme devotee and self-indulgent. Why did he then live in…

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DESCRIPTION OF THE EXTENT OF THE LANDMASS

Hearing the tale of the king Priyvrat’s lineage, Parikshit asked Shukdev: “O great sage, what is the expanse of the landmass? I wish to hear a description of it alongwith its islands, because this world is a tangible idol of God alongwith his virtues. Hence, knowing it intangible, infinitesimal form…

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