Satyopākhyāna

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Satyopākhyāna is a Hindu religious text dated to ca. 13th century CE. It is a puranic retelling of the Rãmãyana

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Satyopākhyāna, edited by Dr. Shailja Pandeya, Rastriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Ganganath Jha Parisar, Allahabad, 2003. As quoted in Kishore, Kunal (2016). Ayodhyā revisited.
  • By the merit of visit to Janmabhūmi, the darśana of the idol of Lord Rāma, bathing in the Sarayū river and the impact of the festival of the Rāmanavamī (the birthday of Rāma)all went to the Santanaka Loka in a plane.
  • They visit Janmasthāna after having taken bath in the water of Sarayū. You, too, should make a pilgrimage for the termination of all sins.
  • Today is the ninth day of the bright fortnight of the Chaitra month, i.e. Rāmanavami.
  • By the impact of the festival of the Rāmanavami, bathing in the Sarayu river, having a darśan of the idol of Lord Rāma and beholding the Janmabhūmi, all they went to the Sāntānaka Loka by planes.
  • Even Brahmā is not competent to describe the importance of the Janmabhūmi.
  • On the ninth day of the Chaitra month if a man, bristling with millions of sins, visits the Janmabhūmi, he is liberated from all vices and goes to the Supreme World where there is no worry.
  • That which cannot be conquered by sins is Ayodhyā.
  • This Satyā is the primeval city of Vishnu and its merit is described here.
  • I made a visit to the Janma-bhūmi along with gods.
  • O best of sages! I made a darśana on the Rāmanavamī day.
  • After taking bath in the water of Sarayū they visit Janmasthāna. You, too, should make a pilgrimage for the termination of all sins.
  • After having taken bath in the Sarayū river and by the darsana of Janmasthāna; devotees of Rāmachandra are liberated from sins.
  • On the bright ninth day of the Chaitra month by the darsana of Janma-bhūmi one gets liberated from millions (crores) of sins and goes to the supreme ‘loka’ (world) where he is neverin distress.
  • All went to the Sāntānaka Loka in a plane by virtue of visit to Janma-bhūmi, the darśana of the idol of Lord Rāma, bathing in the Sarayū river and the impact of the festival of the Rāmanavamī.
  • That which cannot be attacked by sinful acts is Ayodhyā.

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