In KBC-12 i.e. Kaun Banega Crorepati, a question was asked, which sage was he, who created a girl and then married her. She was Lopamudra. Whose forms of discussion were everywhere. But she was also a very intelligent woman.
In the 12th season of KBC, Amitabh Bachchan asked the contestant sitting in the hot seat who was Lopamudra. Which sage had created her, from which he was also married again? The answer is Sage Agastya. But why Agastya made her. Then how She got married to Rishi. It also has an interesting story.
All that is said about Lopamudra. According to him, she was very beautiful and intelligent. Her beauty were everywhere then. So when She accepted marrying the sage Agastya, he also wondered why such a beautiful and royal girl is marrying a sage and will give up her opulence for that marriage.
Was also a philosopher
Lopamudra was also a philosophical woman of ancient India. She was brought up by Vidarbharaj Nimi or Krathputra Bhima, hence She was also called ‘Vaidarbhi’. After marrying Agastya, She renounced Rajvastra and jewellery and wore Valkal and Mrigachar as per her husband. A powerful son named ‘Dirdhasyu’ was born from the confluence of both.
The king did not want her to be married to a sage, according to the legend of Mahabharata, Agastya Muni wished to marry for the liberation of his fathers. When he did not find any girl worthy of him, he created a girl by taking various animal parts. He gave it to Vidarbhaj, eager for a child. She was Lopamudra.
When Lopamudra was young, Agastya expressed his desire to marry her. The king did not want to do this but he was also afraid of the curse. On this Lopamudra said to the father, “You protect yourself by giving me a saint.”
Ram went to exile to meet Agastya and Lopamudra
When Ramchandra ji went to exile, he went to his ashram to meet Lopamudra and Agastya. There the sage gifted him Dhanush, Akshay Thali and Kharag.
Lopamudra had Akshay Thali
According to the Puranas, Lopamudra received immense wealth from the king of Kashi. In ‘Anand Ramayana’ there is also a mention of an ‘Akshay Thali’ giving an unlimited amount of food to him.
At the same time, it is said about Agastya Rishi that he had gained immense power by doing strict penance. He had immense power in his hand trident and ax. His wife Lopamudra was also responsible for the success of Sage Agastya. He made the sage gentle and prolific by consuming the ruthless and harsh personality of the sage.
would educate the forest dwellers at once.
It is said that when sages were meditating, doing spiritual practice or had travelled to the Himalayas, then Lopamudra lived a lonely life, then only trees, plants, forest children and animals were their friends. During that time she also used to educate the forest dwellers and Rishis.
Proved that both yoga and enjoyment required
Lopamudra got both knowledge and groom of Srividya from Mahatripurasundari. She proved that humans should have both yoga and enjoyment in life. She explained male and female relationships in her altars. Her voice was strong in self-determination. Who, despite being beautiful, marries a mature sage.
Agastya was one of the sages
The sage Agastya Muni is mentioned in Ramayana and Mahabharata. He is one of the famous Sapta Rishis and one of the famous 18 Siddhas. It is believed that he lived for more than 5000 years. He is said to have lived in the Pothigai hills for many years.