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AMBAREESHA

Durvaasa fails to turn up

The sage bathed in the river. After this he sat for meditation and forgot the entire world. He was not conscious of the time at all. Fixing his mind on God he forgot himself.

Thus passed the afternoon. The evening set in. Yet sage Durvaasa's prayer was not over He did not come back to the palace from the river.

Ambareesha become worried. The Dwaadashi day was coming to a close. If he did not take food before the dayclosed, his vow of Ekaadashi would become ineffective. If he were to take any food, it would amount to a sin of eating without first feeding the guest. Besides, Durvaasa was known to be a very short-tempered man. King Ambareesha was thus caught in the homs of this dilemma and began to feel miserable.

At last he consulted the brahmins who were his court scholars wellversed in scriptures, as to what he should do in such a situation.They suggested,"YourHighness may take some holy water used in the worship of God. It will not be a violation of the vow."

Upon this advice Ambareesha took only some holy water. Then the waited for the sage to come back.

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About Ambareesha
Introduction
The Vow Of Ekaadashi
Naabhaaga Devoted To Studies
Forgot To Give A Share
Father's Blessings
Rewarded With Wealth
"Naabhaaga, This is Wrong"
A Boon From Rudra
Ambareesha In Gurukula
King Ambareesha
Strict Observance of Vows
During One Ekaadashi...
Durvaasa Himself The Guest
You are Here! Durvaasa Fails To Turn Up
Durvaasa Came Back, But... !
Sudarshana Chakra Issues Forth
From One World To Another
"Seek Refuge InAmbareesha Only"
To Ambareesha
"Spare Durvaasa"
Sudarshana Chakra Relents
Greatness Of Ambareesha
The Vow Fulfilled
Another Episode
Both Approach Vishnu
Swayamvara Take Place
The Divine Person
When Reason is Blinded....

 

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