Photosynthesis : From the Mahabharata

Proud to be from Bharat/ India. Land of innovations which is now turned opposite but hope is there to get back to its original level.

HINDUISM AND SANATAN DHARMA

Photosynthesis :
From the Mahabharata
Vana Parva, Section 3

Yudhishthira, the son of Kunti, approached his priest and in the midst of his brothers said:

The Brahmanas versed in the Vedas are following me who am departing for the forest. Afflicted with many calamities I am unable to support them. I cannot abandon them, nor have I the power to offer them sustenance. Tell me, O holy one, what should be done by me in such a pass?

After reflecting for a moment seeking to find out the (proper) course by his Yoga powers, Dhaumya, that foremost of all virtuous men, addressed Yudhishthira in these words:

In days of old, all living beings that had been created were sorely afflicted with hunger. And like a father (unto all of them), Surya (the sun) took compassion upon them. And going first into the northern declension, the sun drew up water by…

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