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Said to be the son of the well-known sage Kapila, Śālihotra was the author of a standard treatise on aśvaśāstra (the science of horses). His āśrama or hermitage had an ageless tree and a pond of sweet water which could immediately quench all hunger and thirst. They had been created by his tapas or power of austerity.
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Vyāsa, the author of the great epic Mahābhārata, is said to have lived in his āśrama once.
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The Pāṇḍavas, during their twelve-year exile, visited him and were his guests for a few days.
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
Sālihotra
 
Sālihotra
 
Said to be the son of the well-known sage Kapila, Sālihotra was the author of a standard treatise on aśvaśāstra (the science of horses). His āśrama or hermit¬age had an ageless tree and a pond of sweet water which could immediately quench all hunger and thirst. They had been created by his tapas or power of austerity.
 
Said to be the son of the well-known sage Kapila, Sālihotra was the author of a standard treatise on aśvaśāstra (the science of horses). His āśrama or hermit¬age had an ageless tree and a pond of sweet water which could immediately quench all hunger and thirst. They had been created by his tapas or power of austerity.
 
Vyāsa, the author of the great epic Mahābhārata, is said to have lived in his āśrama once.
 
Vyāsa, the author of the great epic Mahābhārata, is said to have lived in his āśrama once.
 
The Pāṇḍavas, during their twelve- year exile, visited him and were his guests for a few days.
 
The Pāṇḍavas, during their twelve- year exile, visited him and were his guests for a few days.

Revision as of 05:11, 15 November 2014

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Salihotra, SAlihotra, Saalihotra


Sālihotra

Said to be the son of the well-known sage Kapila, Śālihotra was the author of a standard treatise on aśvaśāstra (the science of horses). His āśrama or hermitage had an ageless tree and a pond of sweet water which could immediately quench all hunger and thirst. They had been created by his tapas or power of austerity.

Vyāsa, the author of the great epic Mahābhārata, is said to have lived in his āśrama once.

The Pāṇḍavas, during their twelve-year exile, visited him and were his guests for a few days.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

Sālihotra Said to be the son of the well-known sage Kapila, Sālihotra was the author of a standard treatise on aśvaśāstra (the science of horses). His āśrama or hermit¬age had an ageless tree and a pond of sweet water which could immediately quench all hunger and thirst. They had been created by his tapas or power of austerity. Vyāsa, the author of the great epic Mahābhārata, is said to have lived in his āśrama once. The Pāṇḍavas, during their twelve- year exile, visited him and were his guests for a few days.