Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 30 Aug 2011 11:30 and updated at 30 Aug 2011 11:30


vrm.1.61 "Oh, Rama, when that sage s sentence is so, and his wife s sentence is also in that way only, their intermediate son, namely Shunashepa, personally spoke this sentence.
vrm.1.61 "Oh, dextrous Rama, when that advocate of Veda s, namely Shunashepa finished his speech, then the king gave gold, silver, and gemstones, each in ten million heaps, and even a hundred thousand Cows, and oh, Rama, the legatee of Raghu, that king Ambarisha went away highly gladdened to take Shunashepa with him.
vrm.1.61 "That great resplendent and highly renowned king Ambarisha on his part proceeded hastily after ascending Shunashepa onto the chariot that hastily.
vrm.1.62 "Oh, Rama, the best one among men and the legatee of Raghu, on taking Shunashepa that highly renowned king Ambarisha took rest at noontime on the lakeside of Holy Lake.
vrm.1.62 Thus Sage Shataananda continued the legend of Shunashepa, as a part of Vishvamitra s legend.
vrm.1.62 "While the king Ambarisha is taking rest that highly brilliant Shunashepa came to the lakeside of main Holy Lake with high anxiety, and there he indeed saw his maternal uncle Sage Vishvamitra who is performing ascesis along with other sages.
vrm.1.62 a Shunashepa" became pitiable and sulky faced by strain and thirst, oh, Rama, and he immediately fell in the lap of saint Vishvamitra saying this sentence.
vrm.1.62 Thus Shunashepa appealed to Vishvamitra.
vrm.1.62 "On hearing that sentence of Shunashepa and on pacifying him in many ways, Vishvamitra of higher ascesis, indeed said this to his sons.
vrm.1.62 Hence, you bestow appeasement to Agni on your becoming the ritual animals of king Ambarisha in lieu of this boy Shunashepa.
vrm.1.62 As a result, Shunashepa will have protectors, Vedic ritual will be unimpeded, Gods will be oblated, and my word too will be actualised.
vrm.1.62 "On making his sons bounden by curse, then that best saint spoke to the pitiable Shunashepa, on making unharmed invulnerability to him with sanctifying hymns.
vrm.1.62 Shunashepa" having taken those two hymns from Vishvamitra very attentively has instantly gone to that lion king Ambarisha and indeed spoke to him.
vrm.1.62 "When Shunashepa is tied to ritual post he immensely pleased two Gods, namely Indra and Upendra as well, with those two hymns he got from Vishvamitra.
vrm.1.62 "Then the Thousand eyed Indra who is satisfied with esoteric laudation is gladdened, and oh, Raghava, then he bestowed longevity to Shunashepa.

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