किंदम

kiandam ek rrishi the, jinaka ullekh mahabharat mean hua hai. maharaj pandu ke dvara ajnanatavash kiandam tatha unaki patni ka vadh hua, jis karan unhean shapit hokar shesh jivan vyatit karana p da.

pandu ko shap

ek bar hastinapur ke raja pandu van mean ghoom rahe the. tabhi unhean hiranoan ka ek jo da dikhaee diya. pandu ne nishana sadhakar un par paanch ban mare, jisase hiran ghayal ho ge. vastav mean vah hiran kiandam namak ek rrishi the, jo apani patni ke sath pranay vihar kar rahe the. tab kiandam rrishi ne apane vastavik svaroop mean akar pandu ko shap diya ki- "tumane akaran mujh par aur meri tapasni patni par ban chalae haian, jab ham vihar kar rahe the. ab tum jab kabhi bhi apani patni ke sath sahavas karoge to usi samay tumhari mrityu ho jaegi tatha vah patni tumhare sath sati ho jaegi."

mrityu

itana kahakar kiandam rrishi ne apani patni ke sath pran tyag die. rrishi ki mrityu hone par pandu ko bahut du:kh hua. rrishi ki mrityu ka prayashchit karane ke uddeshy se maharaj pandu ne sannyas lene ka vichar kiya. jab unaki donoan raniyoan kuanti v madri ko yah pata chala to unhoanne pandu ko samajhaya ki vanaprasthashram mean rahate hue bhi ap prayashchit kar sakate haian. pandu ko yah sujhav thik laga aur unhoanne van mean rahate hue hi tapasya karane ka nishchay kiya. pandu ne brahmanoan ke madhyam se yah sandesh hastinapur bhi bhej diya. yah sunakar hastinapuravasiyoan ko b da du:kh hua. tab bhishm ne dhritarashtr ko raja bana diya. udhar pandu apani patniyoan ke sath gandhamadan parvat par jakar rrishi-muniyoan ke sath sadhana karane lage.