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VIDURA (BIDAR) O king (Duryodhana) who should come to you? I have seen such a reverence of Bidar (Vidura) that I like that humble person.....Against your milk, the water of Bidar is like ambrosia for me. His spinach equalled your milky food and the night passed in singing the Praises...
UDHAU (UDHO) (also written as Uddhava or Oodho) Oodho, Akrura (of the Dwapara Age) and Trilochan, Namdev and Kabir (of Iron Age) got their sins effaced by remembering the Name of the Lord and the same Undeceivable Name, which ferries the saints across the world-ocean, came into the mind of...
SUDAMA The Lord met Sudama after removing his poverty. He was emancipated through the devotion of love. Waru M. 4, p. 995) Sudama had been a class fellow of Krishna and studied under the same teacher in the early years of their lives. When Krishna was the king of Dwarka,...
PITAMBAR PIR My hajj (pilgrimage) is performed on the bank of Gomati, where lives my Pitambar Pir (the Preceptor Krishna who wears yellow clothes) (Asa Kabir_ p. 4J8) Pitambar Pir and Pit Basan (see p. 1402) are the two epithets used for Krishna, who is said to be the wearer...
PUTANA By remembering the Lord, Putana attained salvation; she, who was the fraudulent child-killer. (Gond Namdev, p. 874) She, a female demon, was the daughter of Bali. She was known as a child-killer and \'was sent by Kansa to kill Krishna. She applied poison to her teats and attempted to...
Amrit (ambrosia), Sassi (moon), Dhena (wish-fulfilling cow), Lakshmi, Kalpataru (wish-fulfilling tree), Sikhira (the horse) and Sunagar (Dhanwantara) all came out from the ocean, the lord of the rivers, but because of its past actions,it still remains saltish. (Dhanasari Trtlochan, p. 695) Kalpataru is also called Parijata. It was produced when...
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