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Kashiraj

Beware! Your ego is under Kashiraj’s third eye
 
Kashiraj is the designation of the king of Kashi, now called Varanasi. However, here Kashiraj is referred to king Senabindu. Senabindu is also called Dharmaambara, husband of Hotravahan’s daughter Swargandhini. Hotravahan is the king of a tribe in the Panchala kingdom. Amba, Ambika and Ambalika are the daughters of Kashiraj. Bheeshma kidnaps them all from Swayamvara for Vichitravirya to fulfil the call of Satyawati. Vichitravirya refuses to marry Amba as she loves king Shalva. Later, she  becomes Shikhandi, whereas Ambika and Ambalika give birth to the Kauravas and Pandavas’ fathers. Kashiraj is present in Virat’s courtroom where Krishna delivers his last message to Duryodhan. Kashiraj fights from the Pandavas’ side to avenge his humiliation by Bheeshma.
 
Real Import
But, this is all history. Kashiraj represents a great spiritual event in a seeker’s life. The word Kashih means the city of light and Raj stands for a king. The king of light is Shiva. The king’s real name is Senabindu, which also means  the lord of the skies. Bindu means shoonya, akash or the infinite blue sky. Dharmambara is his another name, which means the sky of principles or laws. 
What does it all represent in our body-mind system? Dharmambara, Kashiraj and Senabindu, all represent the brain where Lord Shiva resides as the radiator of light or as if he is the controller of light, the ruling principle. Therefore, Dharmamabara ( is the king of brain in a nutshell, that is Varanasi.) is part of Virat’s courtroom. They all are in the Hridayakash, the place where Krishna resides and decides (please refer to the blog on Virat Raj)! 
 
Amba vs Bheeshma
Kashiraj, the lord of light, has three powerful extensions —-Amba, Ambalika and Ambika. Since they originate from Him, they are called three daughters, which represent His three eyes or three powers. This is why Lord Shiva is also called triyambakam. The three daughters of Shiva have a common root amba’ , which means eye or power. Now the interesting part is all of us have these three eyes. But, our ego (Bheeshma) kidnaps them for Vichitravirya and we get two sides the Pandavas and the Kauravas in our personality thereafter! Vichitravirya represents raw, shapeless energy—which is not purified and is not in conformity with time. The energy which is not in conformity with time remains unproductive even if it  gets Shiva’s three-dimensional vision—-Amba, Ambalika and Ambika! Vichitravirya lets Amba go after knowing she is committed to Shava (truth and power). But, Ambika and Ambalika stay as his wife. However, Ved Vyas (Time), Satyawati’s another son, begets Dhritrashtra, Pandu from them, not Vichitravriya. Mixed, shapeless  and alloyed energy always depends on Time for creation and what it creates is nothing but what it has—the cause of positive and negative energies in the form of the Kauravas and the Pandavas. Both clash and the Pandavas emerge victorious with the help of Krishna. 
 
More about Dharmaambara
The constitution of Dharmaambara is the constitution of the spiritual brain. He marries Swargandhini. Swaras means vowels. There are 9 swaras in Sanskrit. Gandh also means combinations. -ini is the suffix which means the executer of such combinations. Therefore, dharmaambara has various combinations of 9 Sanskrit vowels. How are the combinations created? Swargandhini is the daughter of Hotravahan, a tribal king of Panchala. Tribal here denotes primordial —which existed since beginning without any change. What is that? Hotravahan, the carriers of energy (hotra is the fuel of yogya and vanhan stands for a channel). Therefore, earlier these swara combinations were created when energy flowed through various nadis (channels) with a particular sound which coupled up in various combinations in the Panchala (body). Now these combinations of basic sounds is called the brain—Dharmaambara with Swargandhini. From them come out three major sound vibrations called Amba, Ambika and Ambalika, which represents three powers. Bheeshma (ego) is their main villain—especially that of Amba. Where is the brain situated? In the space of the skull (kapal). Therefore, Shiva is also called Mahakapaal—the lord of the brain space—Dharmaambara!
 
Why Amba on Arjuna’s rath?
Vichitravirya lets go Amba as she has committed to Shalva. However, Shalva doesn’t accept her. She goes back to Bheeshma. But, he too refuses her hand and then she is reborn as Drupad’s son Shikhandi, the cause of Bheeshma’s death.
Amba represents the third eye of the lord, the universal soul, not individual soul. Neither unrefined energy, nor the power of  truth and nor ego can retain this power. Because they all represent individuality and hence are disqualified. This shows that the third eye, which is shown as the middle eye of the lord, can only be born in the home of Drupad, the genetic memory, whose fire sacrifice gives birth to Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna, the cause of the Kauravas’ decimation with the help of Krishna. Therefore, the third eye is the result of a deep spiritual event and it only shields the will to help the latter kill Bheeshma (ego) when Krishna is the charioteer. In fact, the destructive eye of Shiva works only in one combination—-when Lord Krishna is the charioteer of the will. The purpose of this power is to dissolve ego. No one can stand the power of destruction—not even the ego, which gets its immortality from Shiva alone! Ego with three eyes is Shiva and ego with two eyes is jeeva! Kashiraj is immortal and Bheeshma is mortal despite being immortal! Because the latter has two eyes and is dissolved by Amba—Kashiraj’s third eye.
 
Takeaway: Beware of Kashiraj’s  third eye! He holds the highest seat in Virat’s court. He is just waiting for Krishna to transmit the last message to every cell to make Kam part with half of the kingdom. Kashiraj’s third eye destroys ego—-a major blow to Duryodhan’s side.
 
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