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VIKRAMDITYA

So Strong, And Yet So Loving

Vikramaditya gazed upon his younger brother. He felt great pity for him. He got his chains removed. He spoke to him with affection. "Do not be afraid, you are not in danger," he assured him.

To some people power is like wine. Without power they are wise and behave sensibly. But once they get power they behave like mad men. Jayasimha was one such man. Before he got power he loved and was loyal to his brother. With

the increase of power he behaved like a drunken man.

Vikramaditya pardoned his brother. But he did not give him again the wine of power. He appointed Mallikarjuna, the son of Jayasimha, in his place. This was in 1082.

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Vikramaditya - An Ideal King who was as wise as he was brave and strong.
About Vikramaditya
Introduction
Who Is 'The Creator Of An Era'?
Vikramaditya - The Creator Of An Era
The Great Chalukya Dynasty
'This Is The Boy'
'I Do Not Want To Be The Yuvaraja'
The Valiant Youth
The Suspicious Elder Brother
The Son-in-law Of The Chola King
'Tribhuvana Malla'
The Chalukya- Vikrama Era
Kulottunga
This Beloved Brother An Enemy!
Hard To Believe
If Affection Is Mistaken For Weakness?
What Punishment Now?
You are Here! So Strong, And Yet So Loving
The Brothers
Truly A 'Tribhuvana Malla'!
The King Of His Subjects' Hearts
The Army Under Check
Easy Of Access
The Master Of His Officers
All Faiths Are Equal
Respect For Women
A Patron Of Arts
An Ideal Ruler
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