Sudarshana

- September 26, 2020


Illustration: Srishti Tiwari

The word ‘Sudarshana’ has multiple references in the Puranas. Here are some of them.

  1. Sudarshana was a tree on the island of Jambudvipa, that was 11 yojanas high.
  2. Sudarshana was one of the hundred Kauravas.
  3. Vishnu’s chakra or discus is called Sudarshana.

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