Oct 17 2023
Mahabharata Ep.6: Sarmishtha, Devayani, and Yayati: A Tale of Love, Pride, and Transformation
This episode narrates a complex tale of love and pride. A misunderstanding between Devayani and Sarmishtha leads to a heated argument, which results in Devayani's rescue by Emperor Yayati. She insists that Yayati marry her, breaking social norms. Yayati initially declines but later agrees. Sarmishtha, who secretly loves Yayati, also marries him. When Devayani discovers this, she complains to her father, who curses Yayati with old age. Yayati's curse can only be reversed by transferring his old age to someone willing. This story delves into love, pride, and the consequences of one's actions.