The following shlokas given have summed up epics Ramayana and Mahabharata in a single shloka, read on……
Ek shloki Ramayana
Adau Raama tapovanadi gamanam,hatva mrigam kanchanam
Vaidehi haraNam jatayu maraNam; sugreeva sambhashaNam
Lankapuri dahanam, paschat RavaNa kumbhakarNa hananam
Ramas entry into the forest and killing the golden deer,Sita gets kidnapped ; Rama’s friendship with Sugreeva and Lanka getting burned,later slying of RavaNa and KumbhakarNa-this sums up the RamayaNa!
Ek shloki Mahabharata
Adau shri Bharatakhya bhupati kulE bhaktottama: Pandava:
Toshamandasuta: shata: KapaTika durbhatara: Kaurava:
Bandhudweshakarahi kaurava kula bheje durgatim
Geeta tarayatisma KrishNa bhajakannetan mahabharatam
In the lineage of great king Bharata,there were born -the noble Pandavas,the best of devotees;
and their hundred cousins -the wicked Kauravas born to the blind king Dhritarashtra; Their hatred towards Pandavas brought about destruction to their whole clan in the war at Kurukshetra during which Shri KrishNa enlightens the whole world about Bhagvad geeta, This is Mahabharata.
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