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Sampāti and Jaṭāyu, the two great eagles mentioned in the Rāmāyaṇa, were brothers and were the sons of [[Aruṇa]], the charioteer of Sūrya.<ref>Sūrya means the Sun-god.</ref> Once both of them started flying towards the sun. As they flew nearer the sun, the heat became so intense that it became unbearable. Sampāti, to protect his younger brother Jaṭāyu, spread his wings over him thereby getting them burnt.
  
Sampāti and Jaṭāyu, the two great eagles mentioned in the Rāmāyaṇa, were brothers and were the sons of Aruṇa, the charioteer of Sūrya (the Sun-god).
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Once both of them started flying towards the sun. As they flew nearer the
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sun, the heat became so intense that it became unbearable. Sampāti, to protect his younger brother Jaṭāyu, spread his wings over him thereby getting them burnt.
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When the sage Candra heard his story, he told him that he would get back his wings when, in future, he would reveal the place where Sītā was kept, to the monkey army of Rāma. This he did and got back his wings.
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When the sage [[Candra]] heard his story, he told him that he would get back his wings when he would reveal the place where Sītā was kept to the monkey army of [[Rāma]]. This he did and got back his wings.
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
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Sampāti and Jaṭāyu, the two great eagles mentioned in the Rāmāyana, were brothers and were the sons of Aruṇa, the charioteer of Surya (the Sun-god).
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Once both of them started flying towards the sun. As they flew nearer the
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sun, the heat became so intense that it became unbearable. Sampāti, to protect his younger brother Jatāyu, spread his wings over him thereby getting them burnt.
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When the sage Candra heard his story, he told him that he would get back his wings when, in future, he would reveal the place where Sītā was kept, to the monkey army of Rāma. This he did and got back his wings.
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See also JATĀYU.
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==References==
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
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Sampāti and Jaṭāyu, the two great eagles mentioned in the Rāmāyana, were brothers and were the sons of Aruṇa, the charioteer of Surya (the Sun-god).
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[[File:sampati.jpg]]
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Once both of them started flying towards the sun. As they flew nearer the sun, the heat became so intense that it became unbearable. Sampāti, to protect his younger brother Jatāyu, spread his wings over him thereby getting them burnt.
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[[Category:Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism]]
When the sage Candra heard his story, he told him that he would get back his wings when, in future, he would reveal the place where Sītā was kept, to the monkey army of Rāma. This he did and got back his wings.
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See also JATĀYU.
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Latest revision as of 05:46, 18 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sampati, SampAti, Sampaati


Sampāti and Jaṭāyu, the two great eagles mentioned in the Rāmāyaṇa, were brothers and were the sons of Aruṇa, the charioteer of Sūrya.[1] Once both of them started flying towards the sun. As they flew nearer the sun, the heat became so intense that it became unbearable. Sampāti, to protect his younger brother Jaṭāyu, spread his wings over him thereby getting them burnt.

Sampāti

When the sage Candra heard his story, he told him that he would get back his wings when he would reveal the place where Sītā was kept to the monkey army of Rāma. This he did and got back his wings.


References

  1. Sūrya means the Sun-god.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore