Meru

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MAHABHARATA NOUN

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Mbh.1.17.1329 Sauti said, There is a mountain named Meru, of blazing appearance, and looking like a heap of effulgence.
Mbh.1.62.3020 The Bharata is said to be as much a mine of gems as the vast Ocean or the great mountain Meru.
Mbh.1.71.3776 He can sever the great Meru from the earth and hurl it to any distance.
Mbh.1.74.4026 Behold, the difference between ourselves is as that between the mountain Meru and a mustard seed!
Mbh.1.85.4766 And having obtained youth for a thousand years, the king acquainted with the mysteries of time, and watching proper Kalas and Kashthas sported with the celestial damsel Viswachi, sometimes in the beautiful garden of Indra, sometimes in Alaka the city of Kuvera, and sometimes on the summit of the mountain Meru on the north.
Mbh.1.99.5502 He had his asylum on the breast of the king of mountains called Meru.
Mbh.1.177.9104 The illustrious Rishi threw himself down from the summit of Meru, but he descended on the stony ground as though on a heap of cotton.
Mbh.1.226.11099 And, O Bharata, that burning forest then looked resplendent like the king of mountains, Meru, blazing with the rays of the sun fallen thereupon
Mbh.1.228.11163 And Skanda Kartikeya took up his long lance and stood motionless like the mountain of Meru.
Mbh.2.10.407 The mountains of Himavat, Paripatra, Vindhya, Kailasa, Mandara, Malaya, Durdura, Mahendra, Gandhamadana, Indrakila, Sunava, and Eastern and the Western hills, these and many other mountains, in their personified forms, with Meru standing before all, wait upon and worship the illustrious lord of treasures.
Mbh.2.18.818 I have been only the instrument, I am capable of swallowing the mountain of Meru itself, what shall I say of the child?
Mbh.2.37.1569 As the Agnihotra is the foremost among all Vedic sacrifices, as the Gayatri is the foremost among metres, as the king is the foremost among men, as the ocean is the foremost among all rivers, as the moon is the foremost among all constellations, as the sun is the foremost among all luminous bodies, as the Meru is the foremost among all mountains, as Garuda is the foremost among all birds, so as long as the upward, downward, and sideway course of the universe lasteth, Kesava is the foremost in all the worlds including the regions of the celestials.
Mbh.2.76.3263 Formerly thou wert instructed on the mountains of Himavat by Meru Savarni; in the town of Varanavata by Krishna Dwaipayana; on the cliff of Bhrigu by Rama; and on the banks of the Dhrishadwati by Sambhu himself.
Mbh.3.22.1109 And beholding their town, high as the peak of the Meru, with its palaces and gate-ways utterly destroyed, and all ablaze, the Danavas fled in fear.
Mbh.3.35.1843 As well mighty mountains of Meru be sought to be concealed.
Mbh.3.36.1859 Knowing as I do the true course of virtue, which, however is so very difficult of being known, how can I forcibly grind virtue down like grinding the mountains of Meru?
Mbh.3.39.2026 SECTION XXXIX Vaisampayana said, After all those illustrious ascetics had gone away, that wielder of the Pinaka and cleanser of all sins, the illustrious Hara, assuming the form of a Kirata resplendent as a golden tree, and with a huge and stalwart form like a second Meru, and taking up a hand some bow and a number of arrows resembling snakes of virulent poison, and looking like an embodiment of fire, came quickly down on the breast of Himavat.
Mbh.3.41.2226 Endued with the dignity of the Meru, thou art competent to hold this weapon
Mbh.3.81.3941 And Yajnaseni in obedience to the dictates of morality adhered to her lords, the sons of Pritha, like Savitri to the Vedas or the rays of the Sun to the peak of Meru.
Mbh.3.82.4092 One should next proceed with subdued senses and regulated diet to Vinasana, where Saraswati disappearing on the breast of Meru, re-appeareth at Chamasa, Shivodbheda and Nagadbheda.
Mbh.3.104.5369 Lomasa said, The sun between his rising and setting used to revolve round that monarch of mountains, the great Meru of golden lustre.
Mbh.3.104.5370 And seeing this the mountain Vindhya spake to Surya saying, As thou every day goest round Meru and honourest him by thy circumambulations, do thou even the same by me, O maker of light'
Mbh.3.141.7182 And it came to pass that those best of men beheld at a distance some white object of vast proportions, even like Meru and stretching on all sides.
Mbh.3.162.8226 Behold that excellent and bright summit of the Meru, where sitteth the great sire Brahma with the celestials happy in self-knowledge.
Mbh.3.162.8230 And the region of Narayana lieth resplendent to the east of the Meru, where, O child, that lord of all creatures, the self-create primal Cause of the universe, having manifested all beings, looketh splendid of his excellent grace.
Mbh.3.162.8237 And, O son of the Kurus, the Sun and the Moon every day go round this Meru, coursing in an opposite direction.
Mbh.3.162.8242 Then again nearing the Meru, the divine Sun ever intent on the good of all beings, again courseth, facing the east.
Mbh.3.162.8244 Having thus unerringly coursed round the mighty Meru, and, nourished all creatures, the Moon again repaireth unto the Mandar.
Mbh.3.187.9411 And, O great king, I saw there the golden mountains of Meru and also Mahendra and those excellent mountains called the Vindhyas.
Mbh.3.188.9457 It is I who, assuming the form of Sesha support on my head this earth bounded by the four seas and decked by Meru and Mandara.
Mbh.3.259.12684 And there is that monarch of mountains the golden Meru extending over a space of thirty-three thousand Yojanas.
Mbh.5.65.3414 What man of sense would encounter in battle the wielder of Gandiva, who is the foremost of all wielders of weapons, as the Meru among mountains?
Mbh.5.75.3750 At one time, thou hadst, in the midst of thy brothers, grasped the mace, uttering this oath, As the sun is seen rising in the east displaying his radiance, and as he truly setteth in the west journeying around the Meru, so do I swear that I will certainly slay insolent Duryodhana with this mace of mine, and this oath of mine will never be untrue'
Mbh.5.83.3975 And Saurin then mounted on that car, high as the summit of the Meru, and producing a rattle, deep and loud as the sound of the kettle-drum or the clouds and which resembled the celestial car coursing at the will of the rider.
Mbh.5.157.6949 Like the sun among all luminaries, like the moon unto all delicious herbs, like Kuvera among the Yakshas, like Vasava among the gods, like Meru among mountains, Suparna among the birds, Kumara among the gods, Havyavaha among Vasus, thou art amongst ourselves.
Mbh.6.6.330 Between these two viz, Malyavat and Gandhamadana is a globular mountain called Meru made of gold.
Mbh.6.6.334 Besides Meru are situated, O lord, these four islands, viz, Bhadraswa, and Ketumala, and Jamvudwipa otherwise called Bharata, and Uttar-Kuru which is the abode of persons who have achieved the merit of righteousness.
Mbh.6.6.335 The bird Sumukha, the son of Suparna, beholding that all the birds on Meru were of golden plumage, reflected that he should leave that mountain inasmuch as there was no difference between the good, middling, and bad birds.
Mbh.6.6.336 The foremost of luminaries, the sun, always circumambulates Meru, as also the moon with his attendant constellation, and the Wind-god too.
Mbh.6.6.343 The jewels and gems that we see and all the mountains abounding in precious stones are of Meru.
Mbh.6.6.346 On the northern side of Meru is a delightful and excellent forest of Karnikaras, covered with the flowers of every season and occupying a range of hills.
Mbh.6.6.353 On the western side of Meru, O king, is Ketumala
Mbh.6.7.398 SECTION VII Dhritarashtra said, Tell me, O Sanjaya, thou of great intelligence, of the regions to the north and the east side of Meru, as also of the mountains of Malyavat, in detail
Mbh.6.7.399 Sanjaya said, On the south of the Nila mountain and the northern side of Meru are the sacred Northern Kurus, O king, which are the residence of the Siddhas.
Mbh.6.7.420 I will now describe to thee the eastern side of Meru duly.
Mbh.6.7.436 That juice of the Jamvu, becoming, O king, a river, and passing circuitously round Meru, cometh to the region of the Northern Kurus.
Mbh.6.11.562 Everything there, O king, is excellent and delightful, The first of these mountains is called Meru.
Mbh.6.11.583 The Varsha of Meru is called Mahakasa; that of the water-giving Malaya is called Kumudottara.
Mbh.6.34.1591 I am Sankara among the Rudras, the Lord of treasures among the Yakshas and the Rakshasas; I am Pavaka among the Vasus, and Meru among the peaked mountains.
Mbh.6.46.2341 And, O bull of Bharata's race, the mighty-armed Bhishma, O king, with his standard which was made of silver and graced with the device of the palmyra with five stars, setting upon his great car, shone like the lunar orb under the peak of Meru
Mbh.6.48.2453 Cheerful in the hour of universal cheerlessness, that tiger among men Bhishma, alone of our army, in that terrible battle stood immovable like the mountain Meru.
Mbh.6.63.3402 Checking that vast force with mace, that foremost of mighty men, Bhima, stood in that fierce melee, immovable as the mountain Meru.
Mbh.6.79.4140 Abhimanyu however, shook not in the least but stood firm like the mountain Meru.
Mbh.6.80.4184 Thereupon, all of them, unable to bear it coolly, showered on that foremost of car-warriors, viz, the son of Subhadra, a perfect down-pour of sharp shafts like rain-charged clouds pouring rain on the breast of the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.6.83.4336 And that tiger among men, viz, Aswatthaman, pierced with those shafts looked beautiful like the mountain Meru with its three tall golden crests.
Mbh.6.84.4415 Then Ghatotkatcha, O king, in that dreadful battle, covered Bhagadatta with his arrows like the clouds pouring rain on the breast of Meru.
Mbh.6.110.6014 Battling with myriads upon myriads around him, Santanu's son Bhishma then looked like the cliff of Meru covered on all sides with masses of clouds.
Mbh.6.111.6061 And with those shafts sticking to his forehead, the son of Pandu looked beautiful in that battle, like Meru, O king with its tall crests.
Mbh.7.9.312 I cannot brook the overthrow of Drona which is even like the drying up of the ocean, or the removal of Meru from its site, or the fall of the Run from the firmament.
Mbh.7.32.1712 And there stood the ruler of the Sindhus, of great beauty of person, and immovable like the cliff of Meru.
Mbh.7.52.2453 Going next to the Ganga and thence to the great Meru, she remained motionless like a stone, suspending her life-breath.
Mbh.7.56.2634 Indeed, Usinara's son, Sivi, gave away as many kine as the number of rain-drops showered on the earth, or the number of stars in the firmament, or the number of sand-grains or, the bed of Ganga, or the number of rocks that constitute the mountain called Meru, or the number of gems or of aquatic animals in the ocean.
Mbh.7.67.2894 The Eastern hill, whereon the Sun rises, became the calf; the prince of mountains, viz, Meru, became the milker; the diverse gems and deciduous herbs became the milk; and the stones became the vessels for holding that milk.
Mbh.7.82.3620 And that foremost of car-warriors decked with gold, in consequence or those golden ornaments of his, on his car like Surya of blazing splendour on the breast of Meru.
Mbh.7.102.4723 Made of gold, or decked with gold, or adorned with strings of gold and each looking like the golden mountain Meru, diverse kinds of standards were there that were highly beautiful.
Mbh.7.117.5692 His arms decked with golden Angadas, his head-gear adorned with gold; his body clad in golden mail, his standard and bow also was so embellished with gold, that he shone like the summit of Meru.
Mbh.7.141.7166 A person may remove the mountains of Meru or swim across the ocean but cannot defeat the Vrishnis.
Mbh.7.153.8084 Meanwhile, Ghatotkacha's son endued with great splendour and looking like a mass of antimony, checked the advancing son of Drona like the king of mountain Meru checking the course of the wind.
Mbh.7.153.8085 Afflicted with showers of shafts by Bhimasena's grandson, viz, the brave Anjanaparvan, Aswatthaman looked like the mountain Meru bearing a torrent of rain from a mighty cloud.
Mbh.7.165.8914 That Rakshasa, O king, looked beautiful like a loose heap of antimony, and he withstood the advancing Arjuna, like Meru withstanding a tempest, scattering showers of arrows, O monarch, upon Arjuna's head.
Mbh.7.172.9306 Then, like the clouds pouring torrents of rain on the mountains of Meru, Ghatotkacha poured showers of arrows on Karna, Alamvusha and all the Kurus.
Mbh.7.178.9698 This act of thine, O Janardana, this lightness of heart, seems to me like the drying up of the ocean or the locomotion of Meru'
Mbh.7.187.10319 Karna, however, stood on that car of his, which had one of his wheels broken, immovable as Meru, the king of mountains.
Mbh.7.191.10584 Beholding the fall of Bharadwaja's son, which was like unto the dropping of the sun down upon the earth, or the drying up of the ocean, or the transplantation of Meru, or the defeat of Vasava, beholding that act, incapable of being quietly witnessed, the Kauravas, O king, fled away in fear, terror lending them greater speed.
Mbh.7.199.11431 And making the Mandara mountains the bow, Vasuki the bowstring, Vishnu his excellent shaft, Agni the arrow-head, and Vayu the two wings of that shafts, Yama the feathers in its tail, lightning the whetting stone, and Meru the standard, Siva, riding on that excellent car which was composed of all the celestial forces, proceeded for the destruction of the triple city.
Mbh.8.8.233 Vaishampayana said, Hearing of the slaughter of Karna that was incredible and astounding, that was dreadful and capable of paralysing the senses of all creatures, that looked like the downfall of Meru, or a never-to-be-believed clouding of the intellect of the wise Shukra, or the defeat of Indra of terrible feats at the hands of his foes, or the falling down on the Earth of the resplendent Sun from the firmament, or a scarcely-to-be-comprehended drying up of the ocean, that receptacle of inexhaustible waters, or the annihilation, perfectly astounding, of the earth, the firmament, the points of the compass, and the waters, or the fruitlessness of acts both virtuous and sinful, king Dhritarashtra, having earnestly reflected for some time on it, thought that his army had been annihilated.
Mbh.8.34.1674 That golden mountain, viz, the beautiful Meru, became the flagstaff, and the clouds decked with flashes of lightning became its banners.
Mbh.8.40.2071 Inspired with wrath, I may pierce even the mighty mountains of Meru with it.
Mbh.8.46.2595 Behold that other heroic son of Kunti, viz, Bhima, who is never fatigued with exertion, blazing with resplendence, mighty-armed, and standing like another Meru.
Mbh.8.68.3945 This high-souled son that is born of thee, O Kunti, will in beauty be the rival of Soma, in speed of the god of wind, in patience of Meru, in forgiveness of Earth, in splendour of Surya, in prosperity of the Lord of treasures, in courage of Sakra, and in might of Vishnu.
Mbh.8.88.5455 Arjuna again will not be able to bear Karna in battle, like a tempest whose force is weakened when encountering the mighty mountains of Meru.
Mbh.9.6.376 Possessed of beautiful limbs, of head well covered, of a neck adorned with three lines like those in a conch shell, of sweet speech, of eyes resembling the petals of a full blown lotus, and of a face like that of the dignity of Meru, resembling the bull of Mahadeva as regards neck, eyes, tread, and voice, endued with arms that were large, massive, and well-joined, having a chest that was broad and well-formed, equal unto Garuda or the wind in speed and might, gifted with a splendour like that of the rays of the Sun, rivalling Usanas himself in intelligence and the Moon in beauty and form and charms of face, with a body that seemed to be made of a number of golden lotuses, with well-made joints, of well-formed thighs and waist and hips, of beautiful fingers, and beautiful nails, he seemed to have been made by the Creator with care after collecting one after another all the beautiful and good attributes of creation.
Mbh.9.35.2598 There, on the bank of the Sarasvati, that mighty hero having the palmyra on his banner beheld a gigantic tree, called Mohasankha, tall as Meru, looking like the White-mountain, and resorted to by Rishis.
Mbh.9.43.3095 The diverse gods, Indra and Vishnu, both of great energy, and Surya and Candramas, and Dhatri, and Vidhatri, and Vayu, and Agni, and Pushan, and Bhaga, and Aryaman, and Ansa, and Vivaswat, and Rudra of great intelligence, and Mitra, and the eleven Rudras, the eight Vasus, the twelve Adityas, the twin Ashvinis, the Viswedevas, the Maruts, the Saddhyas, the Pitris, the Gandharvas, the Apsaras, the Yakshas, the Rakshasas, the Pannagas, innumerable celestial Rishis, the Vaikhanasas, the Valakhilyas, those others among Rishis that subsist only on air and those that subsist on the rays of the Sun, the descendants of Bhrigu and Angiras, many high-souled Yatis, all the Vidyadharas, all those that were crowned with ascetic success, the Grandsire, Pulastya, Pulaha of great ascetic merits, Angiras, Kasyapa, Atri, Marichi, Bhrigu, Kratu, Hara, Prachetas, Manu, Daksha, the Seasons, the Planets, and all the luminaries; O monarch, all the rivers in their embodied forms, the eternal Vedas, the Seas, the diverse tirthas, the Earth, the Sky, the Cardinal and Subsidiary points of the compass, and all the Trees, O king, Aditi the mother of the gods, Hri, Sri, Swaha, Sarasvati, Uma, Sachi, Sinivali, Anumati, Kuhu, the Day of the new moon, the Day of the full Moon, the wives of the denizens of heaven, Himavat, Vindhya, Meru of many summits, Airavat with all his followers, the Divisions of time called Kala, Kashtha, Fortnight, the Seasons, Night, and Day, O king, the prince of steeds, Ucchaisravas, Vasuki the king of the Snakes, Aruna, Garuda, the Trees, the deciduous herbs, and the adorable god Dharma, all came there together.
Mbh.9.43.3126 Meru, O Bharata, gave him two companions named Kanchana and Meghamalin.
Mbh.12.14.562 Thou hadst also, O ruler of men, swayed with might that other region called Kraunchadwipa situate on the west of the great Meru and equal unto Jambu-dwipa itself.
Mbh.12.14.563 Thou hadst swayed with might, O king, that other region called Sakadwipa on the east of the great Meru and equal to Krauncha-dwipa itself.
Mbh.12.14.564 The region called Bhadraswa, on the north of the great Meru and equal to Sakadwipa was also swayed by thee, O tiger, among men!
Mbh.12.58.3243 The great Meru, that mountain of gold, gave unto him heaps of that precious metal.
Mbh.12.121.6902 Meru was made the king of the mountains, and Ocean was made the lord of the rivers.
Mbh.12.139.8296 A king should do what is for his good, imitating a cuckoo, a boar, the mountains of Meru, an empty chamber, an actor, and a devoted friend
Mbh.12.153.9274 Indeed, O tree, thou lookest beautiful even like the mountains of Meru peopled by creatures of every kind.
Mbh.12.182.10989 SECTION CLXXXIII Bharadwaja said, Tell me, O best of Brahmanas, how the puissant Brahman residing within Meru, created these diverse kinds of objects'
Mbh.12.257.15583 After this, O monarch, the blessed maiden proceeded to the Ganges and thence to the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.12.282.17381 In days of yore, O monarch, there was a summit, named Savitri, of the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.12.282.17394 Thus adored by the celestial Rishis and the gods, the illustrious Mahadeva of immeasurable energy dwelt on that summit of Meru.
Mbh.12.323.20589 Once on a time on the summit of Meru adorned with karnikara flowers, Mahadeva sported, accompanied by the terrible spirits that were his associates.
Mbh.12.324.20625 O king, coming to the breast of Meru, in her own embodied form, bathed Suka after his birth with her waters.
Mbh.12.325.20661 Crossing many hills and mountains, many rivers, many waters and lakes, and many woods and forests abounding with beasts of prey and other animals, crossing, the two Varshas of Meru and Hari successively and next the Varsha of Himavat, he came at last to the Varsha known by the name of Bharata.
Mbh.12.333.21281 Suka as he proceeded through the welkin, beheld two beautiful summits, one belonging to Himavat and another to Meru.
Mbh.12.334.21349 Without doubt, with his heart devoted to them, and impelled by a longing desire to be-hold them, Narada dropped down on Gandhamadana from a summit of the high mountains of Meru and wandered over all the world.
Mbh.12.335.21424 Endued with high Yoga-puissance, Narada suddenly soared into the firmament and reached the summit of the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.12.335.21428 The learned say that its distance from the mountains of Meru is greater than two and thirty thousand Yojanas.
Mbh.12.335.21478 The seven celebrated Rishis, viz, Marichi, Atri, Angiras, Pulastya, Pulaha, Kratu, and Vasishta of great energy, who came to be known by the name of Chitra-sikhandins, uniting together on the breast of that foremost of mountains, viz, Meru, promulgated an excellent treatise on duties and observances that was consistent with the four Vedas.
Mbh.12.336.21550 The country where we underwent the austerest of penances, lies to the north of the mountains of Meru and on the shores of the Ocean of Milk.
Mbh.12.339.21976 The high-souled Rishis that follow in Surya's train, O son, repeated that excellent narrative unto the deities assembled on the breast of Meru.
Mbh.12.340.22039 Once on a time, while we were engaged in studying the Vedas on the breast of that foremost of mountains, viz, the delightful Meru, inhabited by Siddhas and Charanas, this very doubt arose in our minds that has been expressed by thee today.
Mbh.12.342.22566 Once on a time, a Rishi of the name of Sthulasiras was engaged in practising very severe austerities on the northern breasts of the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.12.342.22572 While engaged in practising severe austerities on the breast of Meru, he summoned the Ocean to his presence.
Mbh.12.343.22764 Leaving that spot he quickly proceeded, O king, to the mountains of Meru, bearing in his mind those weighty words that Paramatma the Supreme Lord had said unto him.
Mbh.12.343.22765 Arrived at Meru he became filled with wonder at the thought, O king, of what he had achieved.
Mbh.12.343.22769 From the mountains of Meru he then proceeded towards Gandhamadana.
Mbh.13.14.960 He who took his birth as the Danava named Hiranyakashipu, whose strength was so great that he could shake the very mountains of Meru, succeeded in obtaining from Mahadeva the puissance belonging to all the deities and enjoyed it for ten millions of years.
Mbh.13.14.1207 In the worlds that are known by the names of Bhu, Bhuva, Swah, and Maha, in the midst of the mountains of Lokaloka, in the islands, in the mountains of Meru, in all things that yield happiness, and in the hearts of all creatures, O illustrious Maghavat, resides Mahadeva, as persons conversant with all the topics of enquiry say.
Mbh.13.14.1394 Thou art Meru amongst mountains, thou art the Moon among all luminaries of the firmament, thou art Vasishtha amongst Rishis, thou art Surya among the planets.
Mbh.13.17.2228 Thou art he that has his residence on the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.13.17.2452 Thou art the mountains of Meru.
Mbh.13.17.2715 Thou art the lord of all immobile things in the form of Himavat and Meru.
Mbh.13.18.2778 In former days, O son, I was engaged in the practice of severe austerities on the breast of the mountains of Meru from desire of obtaining a son.
Mbh.13.26.3646 One may, by putting forth one's best powers, count the stones that occur in the mountains of Meru or measure the waters that occur in the ocean, but one cannot count all the merits which belong to the waters of Ganga.
Mbh.13.85.7716 That foremost of streams, though thus passed by the deity of fire as also by all the other deities, cast off the seed on the breast of Meru, that foremost of all mountains.
Mbh.13.92.8206 At these words of Soma, the deities and the Pitris then proceeded, O Bharata, to the Grandsire where he was seated on the summit of the mountains of Meru'
Mbh.13.96.8719 He would transcend the simplicity that exists in Brahmanas, the stability that exists in the Earth, the mildness existing in the Moon, the gravity existing in Varuna, the effulgence existing in Agni, the brightness of Meru, and the heat of the sun, who would slay a suppliant for protection!
Mbh.13.98.8780 They sat down on the delightful breast of Meru, gnat mountain of gold.
Mbh.13.102.9097 Gautama said, If thou repairest to those delightful woods decked with flowers, that stand on the summit of Meru, that echo with melodious voice of Kinnaris, and that are graced with beautiful Jamvus of wide-spreading branches, I shall proceed even thither and force thee to yield up this elephant to me'
Mbh.13.165.13694 Meru, Mahendra, Malaya, Sweta endued with silver, Sringavat, Mandara, Nila, Nishada, Dardurna, Chitrakuta, Anjanabha, the Gandhamadana mountains; the sacred Somagiri, the various other mountains, the cardinal points of the compass, the subsidiary points, the Earth, all the trees, the Viswedevas, the Firmament, the Constellations, the Planets, and the deities, let these all, named and unnamed, rescue and cleanse us!
Mbh.14.4.116 Desirous of celebrating a sacrifice, that virtuous monarch, coming to Mount Meru on the northern side of Himavat, caused thousands of shining golden vessels to be forged.
Mbh.14.44.1834 Of all the mountains the great Meru is said to be the first-born.
Mbh.14.59.2718 Raivataka presented a most charming prospect like Meru with all his jewels and gems.
Mbh.17.2.77 They then saw the mighty mountain Meru, the foremost of all high-peaked mountains.
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