The purpose of thousands of Rakshasas [demons] who have been created to stand in the way of men coming to these [higher] regions…

    In the Mahabharata, Vishnu’s bird Garuda (Suparna) shows the ascetic student Galava, who is worthy, the Invisible Realms which lie in the Four Directions beyond the ‘end of the world.’ In the southern quarter Dakshina, the student is … Continue reading The purpose of thousands of Rakshasas [demons] who have been created to stand in the way of men coming to these [higher] regions…