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KARNA

A Treasure on the Waves

As the prayer ended, Adhiratha's eyes were filled with tears. This was not the first time all this had happened. Every day he would pray like this, He was already becoming old. He thought perhaps God had not heard his prayer at all.

Adhiratha was about to leave. Then he saw something floating. Adhiratha stood still. The object was floating towards him. When it came near him Adhiratha bent down. Lo, it was a large basket! Inside, on a soft cushion, there was a child. It wore a Shining armor; it had a glowing earornament. The Child was lovely; it shone like a miniature sun.

Adhiratha was overwhelmed with surprise, pity and joy. At once he picked up the child from the basket. Tears of joy flowed from his eyes profusely. How strange! He had found a child just where he had stood in prayer! Did it mean that God had heard his prayer? Poor child, to whom does it belong? What did it matter! In future it would be his, and only his. Adhiratha joyfully took child in his arms and went home.

Radha was Adhiratha's wife. Like her husband she was also pining for a child. When she saw the child she could not contain her joy. They brought up the child lovingly.

They named the child Vasushena. But the name Karna stuck to the child.

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Karna - A Great Hero Of 'Mahabharata'.
About Karna
Introduction
You are Here! A Treasure On The Waves
"I Must Become His Disciple"
Parashurama's Disciple
The Curse Of Parashurama
In Hastinavati
"Partha, Do Not Be Proud"
The King Of Anga
Duryodhana's Bosom Friend
"Come, Karna, Be The Emperor"
"Duryodhana Is Everything To me"
"Be The Mother Of Five Children"
"I Will Not Fight Now"
"Granfather Forgive Me"
Karna The Supreme Commander
Death In The Service Of The Master
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