907 Years Long Romance: Rishi Kandu was a great sage who lived in the forest. He was known for his intense penance and his deep knowledge of the Vedas. One day, Indra, the king of the gods, became worried that Kandu’s penance was becoming too powerful. He feared that Kandu would eventually become so powerful that he would overthrow Indra himself.
To distract Kandu from his penance, Indra sent the beautiful Apsara Pramlocha to seduce him. Pramlocha was a master of illusion, and she quickly captivated Kandu’s heart. The two of them spent the next 907 years in a passionate love affair.
During this time, Kandu’s penance was forgotten. He neglected his studies and his duties as a sage. He even forgot about his family and friends.
One day, Pramlocha suddenly disappeared. Kandu was heartbroken. He searched for her everywhere, but she was nowhere to be found.
Finally, Kandu realized that he had been tricked by Indra. He had been so blinded by his love for Pramlocha that he had forgotten about his true purpose in life.
Kandu vowed to never let his love for a woman distract him from his spiritual path again. He returned to the forest and resumed his penance.
After many years of hard work, Kandu finally achieved enlightenment. He became a true sage, and his knowledge of the Vedas was unmatched.
The story of Rishi Kandu and the Apsara Pramlocha is a cautionary tale about the dangers of love and attachment. It teaches us that we should never let our emotions control us, and that we should always stay focused on our spiritual goals.