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Rajasuya Yajna

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To eat or not to eat
Writes Jha in his book, ÔÇťAnimal sacrifices were very common, the most important of them being the famous asvamedha and rajasuya.
An Epic Banquet
When Yudhishthir performed the Rajasuya yajna, subdued kings came from four corners, bringing with them precious tributes, many included hampers of exotic food ingredients like saffron, honey and aromatic substances. Princes and chieftains were offered ...
Sacred fires and much else
Harvesting the Air
The Mahabharatha has a story of mongoose that arrives at Yudhistra's Rajasuya yajna, and narrates how it became golden during a famine. Chandragupta Maurya abdicated his throne and became an ascetic as he could not feed his people during a famine.
On Mauni Amavasya, bathing in holy rivers give virtues that are obtained by performing hundred thousand Rajasuya Yagna. Its benefits are equal to Ashwamedha Yagya. The Amavasya and Purnima of Magh Masaare celebrated as a festival on this day.

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