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Vibhāṇḍaka was the father of the sage Rṣyaśṛṅga of the Rāmāyaṇa. He was a descendant of the great sage Kaśyapa. His hermitage was on the bank of the river Kauśikī. Yudhiṣṭhira, the eldest of the Pāṇḍava brothers, had visited him. According to another version, his hermitage was near the present town of Śṛṅgerī<ref>Śṛṅgerī is in Karnataka.</ref> on the bank of the river Tuṅgā. The liṅga worshiped by him is said to be the same as that situated on the nearby hill and now known as Malahānikeśvara.
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Vibhāṇḍaka was the father of the sage Rṣyaśṛṅga of the Rāmāyaṇa. He was a descendant of the great sage [[Kaśyapa]]. His hermitage was on the bank of the river Kauśikī. Yudhiṣṭhira, the eldest of the Pāṇḍava brothers, had visited him. According to another version, his hermitage was near the present town of Śṛṅgerī<ref>Śṛṅgerī is in Karnataka.</ref> on the bank of the river Tuṅgā. The [[liṅga]] worshiped by him is said to be the same as that situated on the nearby hill and now known as Malahānikeśvara.
  
  
 
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==References==
 
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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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Latest revision as of 05:50, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Vibhandaka, VibhANDaka, Vibhaandaka


Vibhāṇḍaka was the father of the sage Rṣyaśṛṅga of the Rāmāyaṇa. He was a descendant of the great sage Kaśyapa. His hermitage was on the bank of the river Kauśikī. Yudhiṣṭhira, the eldest of the Pāṇḍava brothers, had visited him. According to another version, his hermitage was near the present town of Śṛṅgerī[1] on the bank of the river Tuṅgā. The liṅga worshiped by him is said to be the same as that situated on the nearby hill and now known as Malahānikeśvara.


References

  1. Śṛṅgerī is in Karnataka.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore