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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Prahlad drove his monstrous father to a murderous rage. He insisted on praising Lord Vishnu who was considered a sworn enemy by his father Hiranyakashipu. When he tried to punish his disobedient son, Hiranyakashipu's potent poisons turned to nectar while his lethal weapons fell harmlessly away. In this tale of bloodthirsty revenge, Prahlad's only defence is his devotion which dramatically puts an end to all evil.

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