Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 28 Aug 2011 17:00 and updated at 28 Aug 2011 17:00


vrm.1.27 a Raghava", I am going to give the highly divine Danda disc Punisher disc next, oh, best one among men, Dharma disc Virtue disc, and like that kaala disc Time disc then oh, brave one, Vishnu disc similarly oh, dextrous Rama, Indra disc and Thunderbolt missile the best trident pertaining to Shiva the missile called Brahma shira Brahma crest the missile called the Aishiika missile Grass Blade missile, and that way oh, Raghava, I am going to give the unexcelled and highly formidable missile called Brahma missile.
vrm.7.5 O mighty king, do thou, gradually, know the offspring that were begot by Sumali on Ketumati, Prahasta, and Kampana, and Vikata, and Kalikamukha, and Dhumraksha, and Danda, and the redoubtable Suparswa, and Sanhradi, and Praghasa, and the Rakshasa, Bhasakarna, and Raka, and Pushpotkata, and Kaikasi of luminous smiles, and Kumbhinasi these are known as the offspring of Sumali.
vrm.7.92 And thinking that he should therefore be punished he named this son Danda.
vrm.7.92 Thereupon finding no other province worthy of Danda he allotted the region between Vindhya and Saivala to him.
vrm.7.92 Danda became king of that picturesque valley.
vrm.7.92 Having thus established his kingdom, Danda, with his priest, began to lord over it filled with healthy and delighted people like unto the lord of Devas in their region.
vrm.7.92 O Rama, like unto Mahendra governing his kingdom of heaven under the guidance of Brihaspati, the preceptor of Devas, Danda, the grand son of Manu, governed his own kingdom with the help of Usanas.
vrm.7.93 Having related this story unto Rama the great saint Agastya again said: O Kakutstha, having subdued his passions, the king Danda, reigned undisturbed in this wise for many long years.
vrm.7.93 Hearing the words of the vicious souled Danda, maddened with lust, Sukra s daughter humbly said O king of kings I am the daughter of the preceptor Sukra of unwearied actions and my name is Arajas.
vrm.7.93 Arajas having said this, the king Danda, maddened with lust, placing folded palms on his head, said: "Be thou propitiated with me, O thou having a graceful person ;do not tarry even for a moment.
vrm.7.94 "Do ye witness today the dreadful calamity arising Out of my flaming fire, of the vicious Danda treading the path of immorality.
vrm.7.94 Within seven nights, the wicked and vicious Danda, with his son, soldiers and retinue, shall meet with death.
vrm.7.94 Hearing the words of the preceptor Sukra, the inmates left the hermitage and lived in places beyond the limit of Danda s territories.
vrm.7.94 According to the words of the saint, the entire kingdom of Danda, with servants, army, and conveyances, was destroyed within seven nights.
vrm.7.94 O Rama, in the golden age, the province between the mountains Vindhya and Saivala comprising Danda s teritories, imprecated by the Brahman saint, in consequence of the iniquity of the vicious souled, was reduced into a desert.

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