taadka

raamaayan ki ek paatr. yeh suketu yaksh ki putri thi jiska vivaah sud naamak raakshas ke saath hua tha. yeh ayodhya ke sameep sthit sundar van mein apne pati aur do putron subaahu aur maareech ke saath rahati thi. uske shareer mein hajaar haathiyon ka bal tha. uske prakop se sundar van ka naam taadka van pad gaya tha. usi van mein vishvaamitr sahit anek rishi-muni bhi rahate the. unke jap, tap aur yagya mein ye raakshas gan hamesha baadhaaeain khadi karte the. vishvaamitr raaja dasharath se anurodh kar Ram aur Lakshman ko apne saath sundar van laae. Ram ne taadka ka aur vishvaamitr ke yagya ki poornaahooti ke din subaahu ka bhi vadh kar diya. maareech unke baan se aahat hokar door dakshin mein samudra tat par ja gira.

anukram

janm

suketu naam ka ek atyant balavaan yaksh tha. usaki koi bhi santaan naheen thi. at: santaan praapti ke uddeshya se usane brahma ji ki kathor tapasya ki. usaki tapasya se prasann hokar brahma ji ne use santaan hone ka varadaan de diya aur us var ke parinaamasvaroop taadka ka janm hua. suketu ne brahma ji se taadka ke atyant bali hone ka var bhi le liya aur brahma ji ne uske shareer mein hajaar haathiyon ka bal de diya.

vivaah

vivaah yogya aayu hone par suketu ne taadka ka vivaah sund naam ke raakshas se kar diya aur usase subaahu aur maareech ka janm hua. maareech bhi apni maata ke samaan balavaan aur paraakrami hua.

putr aur pati ki durgati

taadka ka putr maareech sund raakshas se uttapann hokar bhi swayam raakshas naheen tha. parantu bachapan mein vah bahut upadravi tha. rishi muniyon ko akaaran kasht diya karta tha. uske upadravon se dukhi hokar ek din agastya muni ne use raakshas ho jaane ka shaap de diya. apne putr ke raakshas gati praapt ho jaane se sund atyant krodhit ho gaya aur agastya rishi ko maarane dauda. is par agastya rishi ne shaap dekar sund ko tatkaal bhasm kar diya.

badla aur mrutyu

apne pati ki mrutyu aur putr ki durgati ka badla lene ke liye taadka agastya rishi par jhapati. parinaamasvaroop rishi agastya ne shaap de kar taadka ki sundarata ko nasht kar diya aur vah atyant kuroop ho gayi. apni kuroopata ko dekhkar aur apne pati ki mrutyu ka badla lene ke liye taadka ne agastya muni ke aashram ko nasht karne ka sankalp kiya. isaliye rishi vish‍aavaamitr ne taadka ka vadh Ram ke haathon karva diya.

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