Questions tagged [ashtavakra]

Questions about sage Ashtavakra who is well-known for his work Ashtavakra Gita.

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Story of river Samanga which cured Ashtavakra

As per wisdomlib : In the Vana Parva of the Mahābhārata, the legend of Aṣṭāvakra is described in greater detail. On losing the game of dice with the Kauravas, the five Pāṇḍava princes and Draupadi ...
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Where can i find the story of Ashtavakra's birth and his other stories?

Where can i find the story of Ashtavakra's birth and his other stories like: Giving curse to devis of swarga-loka who laughed at his crooked form? Giving curse to Krishna I have head an alternate ...
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Who was Nachiketa's brother Ashtavakra?

Who was Ashtavakra? I have heard that he was nachiketa's brother and was having great knowledge. What is his story?