Yayati

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MAHABHARATA NOUN

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Mbh.1.1.39 From these are descended the family of the Kurus, of the Yadus, and of Bharata; the family of Yayati and of Ikshwaku; also of all the Rajarshis.
Mbh.1.1.206 Suhotra; Rantideva, and Kakshivanta, great in glory; Valhika, Damana, Saryati, Ajita, and Nala; Viswamitra the destroyer of foes; Amvarisha, great in strength; Marutta, Manu, Ikshaku, Gaya, and Bharata; Rama the son of Dasaratha; Sasavindu, and Bhagiratha; Kritavirya, the greatly fortunate, and Janamejaya too; and Yayati of good deeds who performed sacrifices, being assisted therein by the celestials themselves, and by whose sacrificial altars and stakes this earth with her habited and uninhabited regions hath been marked all over.
Mbh.1.55.2749 In prowess thou art like Yayati and Mandhatri.
Mbh.1.75.4153 And Nahusha begat six sons, all of sweet speech, named Yati, Yayati, Sanyati, Ayati, and Dhruva.
Mbh.1.75.4155 Yayati became a monarch of great prowess and virtue.
Mbh.1.75.4158 And the sons of Yayati were all great bowmen and resplendent with every virtue.
Mbh.1.75.4161 And, O king, having virtuously ruled his subjects for a long time, Yayati was attacked with a hideous decrepitude destroying his personal beauty.
Mbh.1.75.4166 Yayati then told him, Accept thou my decrepitude, O son!
Mbh.1.75.4177 Then, after a thousand years had passed away, Yayati, that tiger among kings, remained as strong and powerful as a tiger.
Mbh.1.76.4192 SECTION LXXVI Sambhava Parva continued Janamejaya said, O thou of the wealth of asceticism, tell me how our ancestor Yayati, who is the tenth from Prajapati, obtained for a wife the unobtainable daughter of Sukra.
Mbh.1.76.4195 Vaisampayana said, The monarch Yayati was in splendour like unto Indra himself.
Mbh.1.78.4392 After Sarmishtha had left, Yayati the son of Nahusha soon came to that spot.
Mbh.1.78.4411 Vaisampayana continued, King Yayati, learning that she was a Brahmana's daughter, raised her from that well by catching hold of her right hand.
Mbh.1.78.4430 Vrishaparvan himself knoweth it, and Indra, and king Yayati too.
Mbh.1.81.4505 And just at that time, king Yayati, the son of Nahusha, again came there tired and thirsty, in course of his wanderings, in search of deer.
Mbh.1.81.4509 And Yayati seeing all this, said, O amiable ones, I would ask you both your names and parentage.
Mbh.1.81.4516 Yayati then asked, I am curious to know why is this thy companion of fair eye-brows, this maiden of the fairest complexion, the daughter of the Asura chief thy waiting-maid'
Mbh.1.81.4523 I am known as Yayati, a king's son and myself a king'
Mbh.1.81.4526 Yayati said, O amiable one, thirsty from the pursuit of deer, I have come hither in search of water.
Mbh.1.81.4532 Yayati, thereupon, replied, Beautiful one, I do not deserve thee.
Mbh.1.81.4538 Yayati, however, replied, O thou of the handsomest features, the four orders have, indeed, sprung from one body.
Mbh.1.81.4543 Yayati then said, The wise know that a Brahmana is more to be avoided than an angry snake of virulent poison, or a blazing fire of spreading flames'
Mbh.1.81.4556 And as soon as he had heard all, Bhargava came and saw Yayati.
Mbh.1.81.4557 And beholding Bhargava come, Yayati worshipped and adored that Brahmana, and stood with joined palms in expectation of his commands'
Mbh.1.81.4566 Yayati then said, I solicit the boon, O Brahmana, that by so doing, the sin of begetting a half-breed might not touch me'
Mbh.1.81.4575 Vaisampayana continued, Thus addressed by Sukra, Yayati then walked round the Brahmana.
Mbh.1.82.4578 SECTION LXXXII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Yayati then, on returning to his capital which was like unto the city of Indra, entered his inner apartments and established there his bride Devayani.
Mbh.1.82.4600 Yayati answered, Well do I know that honour of birth is thine, born as thou art in the proud race of the Danavas.
Mbh.1.82.4609 Yayati replied, A king should ever be a model in the eyes of his people.
Mbh.1.82.4616 Yayati then said, It is, indeed my vow always to grant what one asketh.
Mbh.1.83.4645 And, O king, Yayati also begot on Devayani two sons called Yadu and Turvasu, who were like Indra and Vishnu.
Mbh.1.83.4647 And, O king, it so came to pass that one day Devayani of sweet smiles, accompanied by Yayati, went into a solitary part of the woods, in the king's extensive park.
Mbh.1.83.4675 And Yayati also, immediately after, saluted and worshipped Bhargava'
Mbh.1.83.4679 Three sons have been begotten upon her by this king Yayati.
Mbh.1.83.4684 Yayati answered, Adorable one, I was solicited by the daughter of the Danava king to fructify her season.
Mbh.1.83.4691 Vaisampayana continued, Yayati, the son of Nahusha, thus cursed by the angry Usanas, was then divested of his youth and immediately overcome by decrepitude.
Mbh.1.83.4692 And Yayati said, O son of Bhrigu, I have not yet been satiated with youth or with Devayani.
Mbh.1.83.4697 Yayati said, O Brahmana, let it be commanded by thee that that son of mine who giveth me his youth shall enjoy my kingdom, and shall achieve both virtue and fame'
Mbh.1.84.4701 SECTION LXXXIV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Yayati, then, overcome with decrepitude, returned to his capital and summoning his eldest son Yadu who was also the most accomplished, addressed him thus, Dear child, from the curse of Kavya called also Usanas, decrepitude and wrinkles and whiteness of hair have come over me.
Mbh.1.84.4714 Yayati replied, Thou art sprung from my heart, O son, but thou givest me not thy youth.
Mbh.1.84.4720 Yayati said to him, Thou art sprung from my heart, O son!
Mbh.1.84.4724 Vaisampayana said, Yayati, having thus cursed his son Turvasu, then, addressed Sarmishtha's son Drahyu thus, O Drahyu, take thou for a thousand years my decrepitude destructive of complexion and personal beauty and give me thy youth.
Mbh.1.84.4729 Yayati said to him, Thou art sprung from my heart, O son!
Mbh.1.84.4733 Yayati next addressed Anu and said, O Anu, take my weakness and decrepitude.
Mbh.1.84.4738 Yayati said to him, Thou art sprung from my heart, thou givest not thy youth.
Mbh.1.84.4743 Yayati at last turned to his youngest child, Puru, and addressing him said, Thou art, O Puru, my youngest son!
Mbh.1.84.4754 Yayati then said, O Puru, I have been gratified with thee.
Mbh.1.84.4756 And having said this, the great ascetic Yayati, then thinking of Kavya, transferred his decrepitude unto the body of the high-souled Puru
Mbh.1.85.4757 SECTION LXXXV Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, The excellent monarch Yayati, the son of Nahusha, having received Puru's youth, became exceedingly gratified.
Mbh.1.85.4762 And Yayati, gratifying all sections of his subjects, protected them virtuously like another Indra.
Mbh.1.85.4781 Vaisampayana continued, Then Yayati, the son of Nahusha, received back his decrepitude.
Mbh.1.85.4783 And Yayati was desirous of installing Puru, his youngest son, on the throne.
Mbh.1.85.4789 Yayati then said, Ye four orders with Brahmanas at their head, hear my words as to why my kingdom should not be given to my eldest son.
Mbh.1.86.4813 SECTION LXXXVI Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, King Yayati, the son of Nahusha, having thus installed his dear son on the throne, became exceedingly happy, and entered into the woods to lead the life of a hermit.
Mbh.1.86.4817 And it hath been heard by me, O king, that, though hurled from heaven, Yayati, without reaching the surface of the Earth, stayed in the firmament.
Mbh.1.86.4819 Janamejaya said, I desire to hear from thee in detail why Yayati, having first obtained admission into heaven, was hurled therefrom, and why also he gained re-admittance.
Mbh.1.86.4821 Yayati, lord of Earth, was, indeed, like the chief of the celestials.
Mbh.1.86.4826 King Yayati, the son of Nahusha, having installed his youngest son, Puru, on the throne after casting his sons with Yadu for their eldest amongst the Mlechchhas, entered the forest to lead the life of a hermit.
Mbh.1.87.4839 One day that best of kings, Yayati, went to Indra and there in course of conversation the lord of Earth was asked by Indra as follows: What didst thou say, O king, when thy son Puru took thy decrepitude on Earth and when thou gavest him thy kingdom'
Mbh.1.87.4840 Yayati answered, I told him that the whole country between the rivers Ganga and Yamuna was his.
Mbh.1.88.4859 SECTION LXXXVIII Sambhava Parva continued Vaisampayana said, Alter this Indra again asked Yayati, Thou didst retire into the woods, O king, after accomplishing all thy duties.
Mbh.1.88.4860 O Yayati, son of Nahusha, I would ask thee to whom thou art equal in ascetic austerities'
Mbh.1.88.4861 Yayati answered, O Vasava, I do not, in the matter of ascetic austerities, behold my equal among men, the celestials, the Gandharvas, and the great Rishis'
Mbh.1.88.4863 Yayati then said, O Sakra, if, indeed, my virtues have really sustained diminution and I must on that account fall down from heaven, I desire, O chief of the celestials, that I may at least fall among the virtuous and the honest'
Mbh.1.88.4865 And after this experience of thine, O Yayati, never again disregard those that are thy superiors or even thy equals'
Mbh.1.88.4866 Vaisampayana continued, Upon this, Yayati fell from the region of the celestials.
Mbh.1.89.4884 SECTION LXXXIX Sambhava Parva continued Yayati said, I am Yayati, the son of Nahusha and the father of Puru.
Mbh.1.89.4890 Yayati replied to this, It is said that sin destroyeth the merits of four virtuous acts.
Mbh.1.89.4913 Possessed of every virtue, king Yayati who was the maternal grandfather of Ashtaka, while staying in the welkin, at the conclusion of his speech, was again questioned by Ashtaka.
Mbh.1.89.4916 Yayati replied, I was a great king on Earth, owning the whole world for my dominion.
Mbh.1.89.4931 Yayati, with his religious merits destroyed, though virtuous and of sacred deeds, is falling,
Mbh.1.90.4937 Yayati answered, As kinsmen, friends, and relatives forsake, in this world, those whose wealth disappears so, in the other world, the celestials with Indra as their chief, forsake him who hath lost his righteousness'
Mbh.1.90.4941 Yayati answered, O pious one, they that speak of their own merits are doomed to suffer the hell called Bhauma.
Mbh.1.90.4950 Yayati answered, After the dissolution of the body, man, according to his acts, re-entereth the womb of his mother and stayeth there in an indistinct form, and soon after assuming a distinct and visible shape reappeareth in the world and walketh on its surface.
Mbh.1.90.4957 Yayati answered, After falling from heaven, the being becometh a subtile substance living in water.
Mbh.1.90.4967 Yayati answered, According to the merits of one's acts, the being that in a subtile form co-inheres in the seed that is dropped into the womb is attracted by the atmospheric force for purposes of re-birth.
Mbh.1.90.4973 Yayati said, O lion among kings, the person that dies assumes a subtil form; and retaining consciousness of all his acts as in a dream, he enters some other form with a speed quicker than that of air itself.
Mbh.1.90.4983 Yayati answered, The wise say that for men there are seven gates through which admission may be gained into Heaven.
Mbh.1.91.4996 Yayati answered, These are what a Brahmacharin must do.
Mbh.1.91.5007 Yayati answered, He is, indeed, a Muni who, though dwelling in the woods, hath an inhabited place near, or who, though dwelling in an inhabited place, hath the woods near'
Mbh.1.91.5009 Yayati replied, A Muni withdrawing himself from all worldly objects liveth in the woods.
Mbh.1.92.5025 Yayati answered, The wise, with the help of the Vedas and of Knowledge, having ascertained the visible universe to be illusory, instantly realises the Supreme Spirit as the sole existent independent essence.
Mbh.1.92.5041 Yayati said, Fallen from heaven upon the loss of all my religious merits, I am doomed to enter the Earth-hell.
Mbh.1.92.5049 Yayati answered, O king, there are as many regions for thee to enjoy in heaven even as the number of kine and horses on Earth with the animals in the wilderness and on the hills'
Mbh.1.92.5054 Yayati answered, O best of kings, a Brahma-knowing Brahmana alone can take in gift, but not one like ourselves.
Mbh.1.92.5062 Yayati said, O king, numberless worlds, full of felicity, effulgent like the solar disc, and where woe can never dwell, await thee.
Mbh.1.92.5069 Yayati answered, O monarch, no king of equal energy should ever desire to receive as gift the religious merits of another king acquired by Yoga austerities.
Mbh.1.92.5073 On the conclusion of this speech, that best of kings, Yayati, was then addressed by Vasumat in the following words
Mbh.1.93.5077 Yayati answered, There are as many regions for thee to enjoy in heaven as the number of places in the firmament, the Earth and the ten points of the universe illumined by the Sun'
Mbh.1.93.5082 Yayati answered, I do not remember having ever bought and sold anything unfairly.
Mbh.1.93.5091 Yayati said, Thou hast never, by speech or in mind, disregarded the honest and the virtuous that applied to thee.
Mbh.1.93.5096 Yayati answered, O Sivi, thou hast indeed, obtained for thyself, possessed of the prowess of Indra, infinite worlds.
Mbh.1.93.5102 Yayati answered, Ye all are truth-loving and wise.
Mbh.1.93.5107 Yayati answered, Those five golden cars displayed in glory, and blazing as fire, would indeed, carry you to regions of bliss'
Mbh.1.93.5111 Yayati said, We can now all go together.
Mbh.1.93.5117 Yayati answered, This Usinara's son had given all he possessed for attaining to the region of Brahman.
Mbh.1.93.5122 Yayati answered, I tell thee truly, I am Yayati, the son of Nahusha and the father of Puru.
Mbh.1.93.5134 Vaisampayana continued, It was thus that the illustrious king Yayati of high achievements, rescued by his collateral descendants, ascended to heaven, leaving the earth and covering the three worlds with the fame of his deeds
Mbh.1.95.5227 And Pururavas begat Ayus, and Ayus begat Nahusha, and Nahusha begat Yayati.
Mbh.1.95.5228 And Yayati had two wives, viz, Devayani, the daughter of Usanas, and Sarmishtha the daughter of Vrishaparvan.
Mbh.2.8.348 And Yayati, Nahusha, Puru, Mandhatri, Somaka, Nriga; the royal sage Trasadasyu, Kritavirya, Sautasravas; Arishtanemi, Siddha, Kritavega, Kriti, Nimi, Pratarddana, Sivi, Matsya, Prithulaksha, Vrihadratha, Vartta, Marutta, Kusika, Sankasya, Sankriti, Dhruva, Chaturaswa, Sadaswormi and king Kartavirya; Bharata and Suratha, Sunitha, Nisatha, Nala, Divodasa, and Sumanas, Amvarisha, Bhagiratha; Vyaswa, Vadhraswa, Prithuvega, Prithusravas, Prishadaswa, Vasumanas, Kshupa, and Sumahavala, Vrishadgu, and Vrishasena, Purukutsa, Dhwajin and Rathin; Arshtisena, Dwilipa, and the high-souled Ushinara; Ausinari, Pundarika, Saryati, Sarava, and Suchi; Anga, Rishta, Vena, Dushmanta, Srinjaya and Jaya; Bhangasuri, Sunitha, and Nishada, and Bahinara; Karandhama, Valhika, Sudymna, and the mighty Madhu; Aila and the mighty king of earth Maruta; Kapota, Trinaka, and Shadeva, and Arjuna also.
Mbh.2.14.579 The descendants of Yayati and the Bhojas are great, both in extent number and accomplishments.
Mbh.2.52.2194 And king Yudhishthira, the son of Kunti, having completed the Rajasuya sacrifice, obtained like the exalted Harishchandra such prosperity that neither Rantideva nor Nabhaga, nor Jauvanaswa, nor Manu, nor king Prithu the son of Vena, nor Bhagiratha, Yayati, nor Nahusha, had obtained its like.
Mbh.3.21.1046 And, O warrior I swooned away, and, O king of men, my sire seemed like unto Yayati after the loss of his merit, falling towards the earth from heaven!
Mbh.3.57.2871 And like unto Yayati, the son of Nahusha, that intelligent monarch celebrated the horse sacrifice and many other sacrifices with abundant gifts to Brahmanas.
Mbh.3.82.4015 Having walked round this asylum one must then go to the spot where Yayati fell from heaven.
Mbh.3.85.4738 O tiger among kings, even as the virtuous Yayati and king Pururavas, dost thou blaze forth with thy own virtue.
Mbh.3.89.4850 It was on the banks of this river, that Yayati, the son of Nahusha, fell from heaven among the virtuous, and obtained once more the eternal regions of the righteous.
Mbh.3.92.4945 For, O son of Pandu, thou art even as king Bhagiratha, or Gaya, or Yayati, or any one, O son of Kunti, that is like them'
Mbh.3.120.6117 Those who have persons to look after their welfare do not undertake anything of themselves; they have others to do their work, as Saivya and others did for Yayati.
Mbh.3.129.6570 This is the spot where that sovereign of the entire earth, Nahusha's son, Yayati, of unmeasured force, and who led a holy life, performed his sacrificial rites.
Mbh.3.129.6585 At this very spot, the monarch Yayati, son of Nahusha, performed sacrificial rites, and made gifts of an abundance of gems.
Mbh.3.133.6772 In times of old, king Yayati was the celebrator of sacrifices.
Mbh.3.194.9878 One day as king Yayati, the son of Nahusha, was sitting on his throne, surrounded by the citizens, there came unto him a Brahmana desirous of soliciting wealth for his preceptor, and approaching the king, the Brahmana said, O king, I beg of thee wealth for my preceptor according to my covenant'
Mbh.3.214.10981 And, O great man, as the fallen King Yayati was saved by his virtuous grandsons daughter's sons, so, have I know been saved by thee.
Mbh.3.235.11905 Let the sons of Pandu behold thee like Yayati, the son of Nahusha, accompanied by a large train of followers and enjoying bliss that is great.
Mbh.3.255.12541 Yayati and Nahusha, and Mandhata and Bharata, having been sanctified by celebrating such a sacrifice, have all gone to heaven'
Mbh.3.292.14279 And he is magnanimous like Yayati, and beautiful like the Moon.
Mbh.4.56.2164 And seated on the car of the lord of the celestials, appeared the effulgent persons of king, Vasumanas and Valakshas and Supratarddana, and Ashtaka and Sivi and Yayati and Nahusha and Gaya and Manu and Puru and Raghu and Bhanu and Krisaswa and Sagara and Nala.
Mbh.5.90.4191 He that is endued with modesty, is firm in truth, with senses under control and compassions for all creatures, he that hath vanquished both lust and malice and always treadeth the path of the righteous, he that ably bore the heavy burthen borne by Amvarisha and Mandhatri Yayati and Nahusha and Bharata and Dilip and Sivi the son of Usinara and other royal sages of old, he that is endued with an excellent character and disposition, he that is conversant with virtue, and whose prowess is incapable of being baffled, he that is fit to become the monarch of the three worlds in consequence of his possession of every accomplishment, he that is the foremost of all the Kurus lawfully and in respect of learning and disposition, who is handsome and mighty-armed and hath no enemy, Oh, how is that Yudhishthira of virtuous soul, and of complexion like that of pure gold?
Mbh.5.114.5194 That royal sage is known by the name of Yayati, and he is the son of Nahusha.
Mbh.5.114.5198 Talking thus, and thinking upon what was best to be done, Garuda and Galava together went to king Yayati, who was then in his capital called Pratisthana.
Mbh.5.115.5215 SECTION CXV Narada said, Thus addressed by Suparna in excellent words fraught with truth, that performer of thousand sacrifices, that foremost of givers, that liberal ruler of all the Kasis, the lord Yayati, revolving those words in his mind and reflecting on them coolly, and seeing before him his dear friend, Tarkshya, and that bull among Brahmanas, Galava, and regarding the alms sought as an indication, highly praiseworthy, of Galava's ascetic merit, and in view particularly of the fact that those two came to him having passed over all the kings of the Solar race, said, Blessed is my life today, and the race also in which I am born, hath, indeed, been blessed today.
Mbh.5.120.5350 SECTION CXX Narada said, King Yayati then, desirous again of disposing of his daughter in Swayamvara, went to a hermitage on the confluence of the Ganga and the Yamuna, taking Madhavi with him on a chariot, her person decked with garlands of flowers.
Mbh.5.120.5355 Descending from her chariot and saluting all her friends, the daughter of Yayati went into the forest which is always sacred, and devoted herself to ascetic austerities.
Mbh.5.120.5357 Meanwhile king Yayati, following the practice of kings before him, submitted to the influence of Time, after having lived for many thousands of years.
Mbh.5.120.5359 O monarch, dwelling in heaven, king Yayati, resembling a great Rishi, became an object of much regard, and enjoyed the highest fruits of those regions.
Mbh.5.120.5360 And after many thousands of years had passed away in great happiness, on one occasion while seated among the illustrious royal sages and great Rishis, king Yayati, from folly, ignorance, and pride, mentally disregarded all the gods and Rishis, and all human beings.
Mbh.5.120.5370 The dwellers of heaven, thus speaking of-that monarch, asked one another these questions about Yayati, that ruler of men.
Mbh.5.121.5373 SECTION CXXI Narada said, Removed from his place and pushed away from his seat with heart trembling in fear, and consumed by burning remorse, with his garlands dimmed in lustre and his knowledge clouded, shorn of his crown and bracelets, with head swimming and every limb relaxed divested of ornaments and robes, incapable of being recognised, sometimes not seeing the other residents of heaven, filled with despair, and his understanding a perfect blank, king Yayati fell headlong towards the earth.
Mbh.5.121.5375 And all the kings there, as also the Siddhas and the Apsaras, laughed at seeing Yayati losing his hold, and on the point of falling down.
Mbh.5.121.5377 And coming there, he said unto Yayati, Extremely intoxicated with pride, there is none whom thou hast not disregarded.
Mbh.5.121.5388 And smelling that smoke and guiding his course by it, Yayati, the lord of the universe, descended on the earth.
Mbh.5.121.5390 And thus, in consequence of the exhaustion of his merits, the royal sage Yayati fell amongst them.
Mbh.5.121.5396 Thus questioned, Yayati answered, I am the royal sage Yayati.
Mbh.5.121.5401 Yayati replied saying, I am not a Brahmana competent to accept a gift.
Mbh.5.121.5408 Hearing these words of theirs, Madhavi was filled with delight and approaching then her father, she reverentially saluted Yayati.
Mbh.5.121.5419 And at that time Galava also came there, and addressing Yayati, said, Accepting an eighth part of my ascetic austerities, ascend thou to heaven again
Mbh.5.122.5420 SECTION CXXII Narada said, As soon as that bull among men, king Yayati was recognised by those virtuous persons, he rose again to heaven, without having had to touch the surface of the earth.
Mbh.5.122.5431 And lastly, the royal sage Ashtaka, the offspring of Kusika's son and Madhavi, addressing Nahusha's son Yayati who had performed many hundreds of sacrifices, said, I have, O lord, performed hundreds of Pundarika, Gosava and Vajapeya sacrifices.
Mbh.5.122.5436 And it was thus that those kings by their good acts, speedily saved Yayati, who had been hurled from heaven.
Mbh.5.123.5440 SECTION CXXIII Narada said, Sent back to heaven by those righteous kings, distinguished by the liberality of their sacrificial presents, Yayati possessed of daughter's sons, dismissed them and reached the celestial regions.
Mbh.5.123.5441 Attaining to the eternal region obtained through the merit of his daughter's sons, and adorned by his own deeds, Yayati, bathed in shower of fragrant flowers and hugged by perfumed and delicious breezes, blazed forth with great beauty.
Mbh.5.123.5449 Thus addressed, Yayati said, O holy one, I have a doubt, which, it behoveth thee, to dispel.
Mbh.5.123.5461 Narada continued, O monarch, even such was the distress into which Yayati fell in consequence of vanity, and such was the distress into which Galava fell owing to his obstinacy.
Mbh.5.149.6681 Sixth in descent from Soma, was Yayati, the son of Nahusha.
Mbh.5.149.6682 Yayati had five best of royal sages as his sons.
Mbh.5.149.6690 His father Yayati, the son of Nahusha, enraged with him, cursed that son of his, and, O son of Gandhari, even expelled him from the kingdom.
Mbh.5.149.6691 Angry Yayati also cursed those brothers of Yadu who were obedient to that eldest brother of theirs, who was so proud of his strength.
Mbh.6.9.492 This land is the beloved one of Indra, and, O thou of Bharata's race, this land, O monarch, that is called after Bharata, is also the beloved land of Manu, the son of Vivaswat, of Prithu, of Vainya, of the high-souled Ikshwaku, of Yayati, of Amvarisha, of Mandhatri, of Nahusha, of Muchukunda, of Sivi the son of Usinara, of Rishava, of Ila, of king Nriga, of Kusika, O invincible one, of the high-souled Gadhi, of Somaka, O irrepressible one, and of Dilipa, and also, O monarch, of many other mighty Kshatriyas.
Mbh.6.17.848 Nabhaga, and Yayati, and Mandhatri, and Nahusa, and Nriga, were crowned with success and obtained the highest region of bliss by feats like these.
Mbh.7.61.2738 SECTION LXIII Narada said, Yayati, the son of Nahusha, O Srinjaya, we hear, fell a prey to death.
Mbh.7.61.2740 When the gods and the Asuras were arrayed for battle, king Yayati aided the gods.
Mbh.7.61.2742 Having performed various sacrifices and virtuously begotten excellent offspring upon his wives Devayani, the daughter of Usanas and Sarmishtha, king Yayati, who was like unto a celestial, roved through the celestial woods at his own pleasure, like a second Vasava.
Mbh.7.61.2745 Thus abandoning all his desires, and attaining to contentment, the lord Yayati, installing his son on his throne, retired into the forest.
Mbh.7.91.4166 Let Yayati and Nahusha, and Dhundhumara, and Bhagiratha, and the other royal sages, all do what is beneficial to thee.
Mbh.7.141.7129 Nahusha had for his son Yayati who was a royal sage equal to a celestial.
Mbh.7.141.7130 Yayati had by Devayani Yadu for his eldest son.
Mbh.7.154.8223 Then Satwata, filled with rage, pierced with ten keen shafts, endued with the force of the thunder, that old warrior afflicted with grief on account of the death of his son, and who was, besides, endued with every estimable virtue like Yayati, the son of Nahusha.
Mbh.8.9.257 SECTION Sanjaya said, The world regards thee to be equal to Yayati the son of Nahusha, in beauty, birth, fame, asceticism, and learning!
Mbh.9.39.2882 There, O monarch, at the sacrifice of the high-souled Yayati, the son of Nahusha, the Sarasvati produced milk and clarified butter.
Mbh.9.39.2883 That tiger among men, king Yayati, having performed a sacrifice there, went cheerfully to heaven and obtained many regions of blessedness.
Mbh.9.39.2884 Once again, O lord, king Yayati performed a sacrifice there.
Mbh.12.24.1031 Rule thou the earth, O son of Pritha, like another Yayati, the son of Nahusha.
Mbh.12.26.1170 In this connection is cited the discourse by Yayati of old.
Mbh.12.29.1476 We hear, O Sanjaya, that Yayati, the son of Nahusha, also fell a prey to death.
Mbh.12.29.1480 Having slain many Daityas and Danavas duly arrayed in battle, Nahusha's son, Yayati, divided the whole earth among his children.
Mbh.12.91.5186 Unto him of a golden complexion and seated at his ease like Yayati, son of Nahusha, that foremost of ascetics, viz, Vamadeva, of great energy, said as follows: Vamadeva said, Do thou act righteously.
Mbh.12.92.5263 Nahusha's son Yayati, in declaring the mysteries of king-craft, said that a person engaged in ruling men should slay even foes that are contemptible
Mbh.12.151.8998 In this connection are cited the following verses sung by Yayati: That mortal who would earn life and longevity should, after having performed sacrifices with devotion, renounce them in old age and practise penances'
Mbh.12.165.9901 From Nahusha it was taken by Yayati, and from Yayati by Puru.
Mbh.12.177.10683 Once on a time the royal son of Nahusha Yayati questioned the Rishi Vodhya who had, in consequence of the abandonment of desire, attained to tranquillity of soul and who had an intimate acquaintance with the scriptures.
Mbh.12.309.19502 Yayati, also, though his merits had become exhausted in consequence of his boastfulness and thought was hurled down from heaven succeeded in regaining regions of felicity through his firmness.
Mbh.12.326.20751 In this connection, there is a saying sung of old by king Yayati and borne in remembrance, O sire, by all persons conversant with the scriptures bearing upon Emancipation.
Mbh.13.6.410 In olden times, Yayati, falling from his high estate in heaven descended on the Earth but was again restored to the celestial regions by the good deeds of his virtuous grandsons.
Mbh.13.81.7208 Yuvanaswa's son Mandhatri, Yayati, and his sire Nahusha, used always to give away kine in thousands.
Mbh.13.94.8551 There were also the Rishi Galava, and Ashtaka and Bharadwaja and Arundhati and the Valakhilyas; and Sivi and Dilipa and Nahusha and Amvarisha and the royal Yayati and Dhundhumara and Puru.
Mbh.13.94.8600 Yayati said, Let him who has stolen thy stalks be guilty of having sexual congress with his wife when she is not in her season and when he is himself in the observance of a vow and bears matted locks on his head!
Mbh.13.115.10347 They were Nabhaga and Amvarisha and the high-souled Gaya and Ayu and Anaranya and Dilipa and Raghu and Puru and Kartavirya and Aniruddha and Nahusha and Yayati and Nrigas and Vishwaksena and Sasavindu and Yuvanaswa and Sivi, the son of Usinara, and Muchukunda and Mandhatri, and Harischandra.
Mbh.13.147.12309 From Ayu will spring Nahusha, and Nahusha will beget a son named Yayati.
Mbh.13.147.12310 From Yayati will spring a mighty son of the name of Yadu, Yadu will beget Kroshtri.
Mbh.13.165.13709 They are Nriga, Yayati, Nahusha, Yadu, Puru of great energy, Sagara, Dhundhumara, Dilipa of great prowess, Krisaswa, Yauvanaswa, Chitraswa, Satyavat, Dushmanta, Bharata who became an illustrious Emperor over many kings, Yavana, Janaka, Dhrishtaratha, Raghu, that foremost of kings, Dasaratha, the heroic Rama, that slayer of Rakshasas, Sasavindu.
Mbh.13.166.13726 Do thou adore the deities in diverse sacrifices distinguished by large gifts of food and wealth, like Yayati himself, O foremost of kings, endued with devotion and self-restraint.
Mbh.14.5.133 And his son named Avikshit, conqueror of foes, righteous like unto Yayati, brought all the Earth under his dominion.
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