Duration: 12:34 min

The story of Ashtavakra and King Janaka

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Emperor Janak after attaining enlightenment wanted to renounce everything and serve his guru,  but his guru Ashtavakra asked him to continue ruling the kingdom. He would make regular visits to the guru’s ashram to seek blessings and be in his company – something that his guru also seem to enjoy much. Seeing this closeness between the two, guru’s other disciples staying with him became resentful. How did Ashtavakra teach them a lesson?

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