Curses are supposed to work even in Kali Yuga and currently we are going through Kali.
The following verse from Parashara Smriti (verse 27, Chapter 1) is relevant here:
Krite Tatkaalikah saapah Tretaayaam Dasamirdinaih | Dwapare
Chaikamasena Kallou Sambatsarenatu ||
A curse in Krita takes effect immediately,in Treta it does so in 10
days time,in Dwapara ...
As per Sringeri official site, Abridged Madhaviya Shankara Digvijayam, part-4, Shankaracharya visits her mother when she is sick, and then he gives her knowledge of supreme brahman, after listening that she dies. Since he is sanyasin and has rejected fire and rituals related to that, he requests relatives and neighbours to help, to that they don't come for ...
The story of Sitaji’s curses in Gaya is found in the Ānanda Rāmāyaṇa, Yātrā Kāṇḍa, Sixth Sarga, though in a slightly modified form than the question.
An Introduction before the curses:
As per this Kanda, Ramaji and Sitaji had gone for a pilgrimage to many places, one among them being Gaya. In the morning, they went to the Phalgu river for a bath, where ...
First of all Ashwatthama was not cursed till end of Kaliyuga. The curse was to last for 3,000 years as per Sauptika Parva (taken from Mahabharata)
As regards thyself, all wise men know thee for a coward and a sinful wretch! Always engaged in sinful acts, thou art the slayer of children. For this reason, thou must have to bear the fruit of these thy sins. ...
We all are aware of the fact that how Puranas are corrupted. We can only know the corrupted portion when:
We see contradictions
Something dont make any sense.
While, second point can be due to lack of spiritual maturity also. But when majority find 2 one true, than there is really problem with verse only.
It is clear that it is interpolation.
Because, in ...