Ashtavakra (aSTAvakra) (Story From mahabharata)
- aSTAvakra samhitA (gItA) : The Conversation between Ashtavakra and Janaka : ( Links to previous posts)
aSTAvakra said :
- You have lost kingdoms, sons, wives, bodies and comforts, birth after birth, even though you took an interest in them.
- Enough of artha, kAma and sukRta karma (purpose/wealth, desire and good deeds done well. You mind did not find peace in this dreary forest of samsAra (The I-view of the world).
- You have worked for many janmAs with your body, mind and speech. At least now cease this karma which gives sorrow and fatigue.