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markandey bhagavan shiv ke param bhakt aur rishi the. inake pita ka nam mriknd tha.[1] bhagavan shiv ki kripa se hi markandey ka janm hua tha. shiv ne markandey ko solah varsh ki ayu pradan ki thi. markandey balyakal se hi tivr buddhi vale balak the. solah varsh ki ayu poorn karane par jab yamaraj ne markandey ko yamaphansh men pakad liya, tab bhagavan shiv ne hi markandey ko chhudaya aur unhen lambi ayu ka varadan diya.

janm

shiv ko 'mahamrityujny' jap dvara prasann karake apani ayu poorn karane vale balak markandey shivaji ke param bhakt the. gadhachirauli, maharashtr se 20 kilomitar door chndrapur marg par markandey namak jagah par aj bhi hazaron varsh purana ek mndir bana hua hai. yahan charon or bikhare chhote-bade shivaling aur prachin naqqashidar mndir aj bhi purana itihas jivit rakhe hue hain. mriknd muni ke kathor tap se prasann hokar bhagavan shiv ne unase var mangane ko kaha tha. is par muni bole- "prabhu! mujhe putr chahie." tab shiv bole- "tumhen adhik ayu vale anek gunahin putr chahie ya phir matr solah varsh ki ayu vala ek gunavan putr." muni ne kaha ki- "prabhu! mujhe gunavan putr hi chahie." samay ane par muni ke yahan markandey namak putr ka janm hua. muni sapatnik usake lalan-palan men lag ge aur use kisi bhi chij ki kami nahin hone di.

lambi ayu ka varadan

jab markandey ki ayu matr solah varsh thi, tab ayu poorn ho jane par yamaraj ne unhen yamaphansh men phnsha liya. mrityu ke devata ko samane aya dekh kar markandey shivaling se lipat gaye. bhagavan shiv ne vahan prakat hokar yamaraj ko khali hath vapas lautane ke lie vivash kar diya aur markandey ko lambi ayu ka varadan diya. markandey amar hokar tapasya karane pahadon men chale ge.


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adhar
prarambhik
madhyamik
poornata
shodh

tika tippani aur sndarbh

  1. bhagavat. 4-1.45

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