The supreme of all dharmas is verily chanting the divine names of Lord…….Sri Vishnusahsranama ………..a divine gift from Bhishmacharya
After the great Mahabharata war, Bhismacharya was lying on the bed of arrows and he let the world know that he was waiting for the auspicious time [punya kala] for the sun orienting its direction northwards [Uttarayan] for leaving his mortal body. Deep inside his heart he was praying for Lord Krishna to bless him with his darshan during his last moments of his life out of sheer compassion to fructify all the austerities and penance [tapas] that he performed all his life as a bachelor .
Bhismacharya was patiently waiting with the pain on his body and being a nice devotee had the firmness not to ask directly to the lord for relief and instead was waiting for the Lord to see how he was going to present himself in…
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