Kannaki's Curse Burns the City of Madurai

The Story of Kannaki, comes from the Tamil poem Silapathikaram. Kannaki's husband was executed mistakenly, and her rage and grief, made powerful by her chastity, caused the city of Madurai to burn.

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Man is blinded by his ignorance and his concern with the externalities of the world. He is caught, enthralled, bound by karma.
—Gurudeva