Monday, June 09, 2008

#089, Dasaratha-Smell the fumes of horse fat and cleanse your sins

1-14-37 Sanskrit Verse
Dhuuma gandham vapaayaaha
tu jighrati sma naraadhipaha
yathaa kaalam yathaa nyaayam
nirn`udan paapam aatmanaha

The king, as per the timed programme and as per the stipulated procedure, smelt the smoke emanating from the burnt fat of the horse, to clean his sins.

*How does smelling fumes of fat cleanse sins? Foolish.
*How many sins did Dasaratha commit? How many have been cleansed?

1 comment:

Sven said...

Good Job! :)