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Śarabhañga was a sage belonging to the lineage of Gautama. He had his hermitage on the bank of the river Godāvarī. He was eagerly waiting to meet Rāma whom he knew as an incarnation of Viṣṇu.  
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Śarabhañga was a sage belonging to the lineage of Gautama. He had his hermitage on the bank of the river Godāvarī. He was eagerly waiting to meet [[Rāma]] whom he knew as an incarnation of [[Viṣṇu]].  
  
When Rāma, Sītā and Lakṣmaṇa arrived at his place, he honored them with great devotion and then gave up his old body in the Vedic fire. He ascended to heaven in a divine form.<ref>Rāmāyana of Valmīki Aranyakānda 5</ref>
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When [[Rāma]], Sītā and [[Lakṣmaṇa]] arrived at his place, he honored them with great devotion and then gave up his old body in the Vedic fire. He ascended to heaven in a divine form.<ref>Rāmāyana of Valmīki Aranyakānda 5</ref>
  
  
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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Latest revision as of 14:38, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sarabhanga, ZarabhaJga, sharabhayga


Śarabhañga was a sage belonging to the lineage of Gautama. He had his hermitage on the bank of the river Godāvarī. He was eagerly waiting to meet Rāma whom he knew as an incarnation of Viṣṇu.

When Rāma, Sītā and Lakṣmaṇa arrived at his place, he honored them with great devotion and then gave up his old body in the Vedic fire. He ascended to heaven in a divine form.[1]


References

  1. Rāmāyana of Valmīki Aranyakānda 5
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore