They’re also known for being huge animal lovers and own many cats and dogs. With the mantra, Madri “thought of the twin Aswins, who coming to her with speed begat upon her two sons (Ganguli Vol 1: 260),” named Nakula and Sahadeva. But in Mahabharat they have been given due importance, only people dont talk much about them, as they did not do anything equal to heavy weights. Although Nakula used many weapons, he is said to have favored the sword because “a hero armed with the sword can, single handed, withstand many bowmen and many antagonists armed with maces and darts” (Ganguli Vol.8: 361). New Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers PVT. Nakkhul revealed that the director and himself were wary that the film would define their careers in the film industry, and shot on a trial-and-error basis and were not in a hurry to complete the film, with production taking almost two years. Mahabharat, explains it, in short she used to walk on/through the fire before she would join her new husband for the year. I started out by asking this – . Nakul was a warrior like his brothers, though he might not be remembered for it. Due to a curse, King Pandu could not produce heirs with his wives, so he encouraged them to invoke a special mantra that allowed them to have children with the gods of their choice. " He went on next be seen in Naga Venkatesh's Narathan, while K. S. Adhiyaman's long-delayed venture Amali Thumali, in which Nakul co-stars with Shanthnu Bhagyaraj, was also expected to be completed in 2014. The terms of the final game of dice dictated that the loser would have to surrender their kingdom and go into exile for thirteen years; with the last year being of non-discovery on punishment of repeating the entire period of exile. The Mahabharata is an epic poem, originally composed in Sanskrit, that is a vital element of the folklore of India. David’s first wife was Michal, the daughter of King Saul. Ltd. Vol. Quiz from Mahabharata. The foundation of Hindu thought is made of sacred tales of gods, kings and sages. Ashvarohi –Horseman. Arjuna in his response shows the world what Arya dharma was. Nakkhul subsequently went four years without a film release, though he continued to work on several ventures simultaneously. There is as much to … Answer: King David had many wives, according to the Bible, although only eight of them are named. Later, at the close of the year of non-discovery Nakula with the Pandava brothers helped King Varata fight off an attack launched by Duryodhana on the kingdom. Many sarpyagya was done by him to take the revenge of his father’s death. NAKULA IN THE MAHABHARATA. We have a reader question from Rajat (it was a long question, I am just highlighting the main parts) I was writing something of an analysis of the various characters of the two Indian epics. 2.  The film opened in August 2003 to mixed reviews but the high-profile nature of the technical team ensured that the film was publicized and took a good opening at the box office. Nakula impressed king Virata “by showing him fleet and well-trained steeds that followed him wherever he went” (Ganguli Vol.4: 22). 1: 282). Nakula first encountered the son Chitrasena who possessed a near equal skill in battle. England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. they were encircled by so many greater souls Yudhistra, Arjuna and Bheem that their qualities were over-shadowed by these heavy weights. One Ashvarohi = 12 Infantrymen. In other words Nakula’s attitude towards himself as being the most beautiful was un-dharmic and as a consequence he was not accepted into heaven as was his dharmic brother Yudhisthira. He debuted as one of the lead actor in the 2003 film Boys directed by S. Shankar, in which he also sang his first song in the film's soundtrack album. After a long period of rule, Nakula accompanied his brothers in their journey towards the sacred mountain Meru, located in the north.  The film opened to positive reviews, with a critic noting "Nakul gives his career's best performance. How many sons did arjuna have in Mahabharata? I’ll start with Uloopi. Clearly, Virata, even in a state of concern, does not want to abandon the high honor of a Kshatriya. 6. The Mahabharata tells the tale of the power struggle over the kingdom of Hastinapura between the descendants of King Pandu (the Pandavas) and those of his blind brother Dhrtarastra (the Kauravas). One such adventure occurs when the brothers, exhausted after unsuccessfully hunting deer, sent Nakula to fetch water from a nearby lake. The twins were born to mother Madri, the second wife of King Pandu, but mythologically Nakula and Sahadeva were the sons of the Aswins, the god-twins (see Wilkins 414-415).Due to a curse, King Pandu could not produce heirs with his wives, so he encouraged them … Investiture with the Sacred Thread (Upanayana), e. Vowed Ascetic Observances (Vrata) and Auspiciousness (Saubhagya), i. Sankara's Radical Non-Dualism (Advaita), G. The Epics, Bhagavad Gita and the Rise of Bhakti, H. Major Hindu Sects, Deities and Purāṇic Myths, f. Puranic Mythology and Other Hindu Deities, 3. His wife and him are known for singing together and making videos on their Instagram handles which received huge response among his fans. He then subsequently did a Telugu language film titled Keelu Gurram, in which he played a supporting role, which didn’t do well at the box office. Nakul Chandra Bhuyan was an Assamese historian, playwright, essayist and a short story writer. Printworld (P) Ltd. Williams, George M. (2003) Handbook of Hindu Mythology. They have been huge advocates for Indie dogs and post many cute pictures and video especially with their pet dog Oola. Nakul is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. One of Nakula’s greatest individual feats was the conquest of the western territory of Indraprastha, “the direction that had once been subjugated by Vasudeva” (Ganguli Vol. Nakul Das Rai is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. (1984) Indonesian theater : a journal. King Yudhisthira then sent Sahadeva followed by Bhima and Arjuna who all meet the same fate before he himself ventured over to the lake. Note: These are the only wives as per the original Mahabharata (written in Sanskrit), as per other versions of the Mahabharata, you may find more. Javanese shadow plays are “part of an oral tradition which has been transmitted from dhalang (puppeteer) to dhalang for centuries” (Sears 90), and are based on the characters and anecdotes of the great Hindu epics, The Ramayana and The Mahabharata. The story begins with Bhishma, the son of Shantanu and Ganga, taking his oath of celibacy to convince Satyavati to marry his father Shantanu, the king of Hastinapura.Shantanu and Satyavati marry and have 2 children - Chitrangada and Vichitravirya.Both died without any children, but Veda Vyasa, the son of Satyavati is requested to impregnate Vichitravirya's 2 wives Ambika and Ambalika. 4. Don’t reblog for at least a week. The Kurukshetra War, also called the Mahabharata War, is a war described in the Hindu epic poem Mahābhārata.The conflict arose from a dynastic succession struggle between two groups of cousins, the Kauravas and Pandavas, for the throne of Hastinapura.It involved several ancient kingdoms participating as allies of the rival groups. New Delhi: D.K.  He next featured in AGS Entertainment's Kandhakottai with Poorna, which opened to average response critically and commercially. Anima, 11(1), 47-61. He is married to his long-time girlfriend Sruti Bhaskar since 28 February 2016. The Mahabharata:. Gaja – Soldier on an Elephant. Nakula, along with his brothers and the Kauravas were all trained by the skillful teacher Drona, where “the twins (Nakula and Sahadeva) excelled everybody in handling the sword” (Ganguli Vol. Nakula was able to defeat both of Chritrasena’s brothers and “beholding the slaughter of Karna’s sons and the prowess of Nakula, thy army….fled away in fear” (Ganguli Vol.7: 26). " His next release, Vallinam (2014), had been in production since mid 2011 and featured Nakul as a basketball player. Following conversation between Draupadi and Krishna’s wife Sathyabhama is found in Vanaparva (3-38) of Mahabharata: Amazing details of… 2: 66), and was “presided over by the god Varuna” (Ganguli Vol. Sahadev and Nakul only obliged to the commands of Yudhishthira. His elder brother, Mayur, has also attempted to make a career as an actor, though several of his films have been stalled prior to completion. Also Nakula was welcomed by his uncle Salya in the west and took from him enough treasure to fill the backs of ten thousand camels. At the end of the eighteen days of war, the Pandavas emerged victorious and Yudhisthira was restored to his rightful place as king of Hastinapura. King Yudhisthira additionally gave Durmarshana’s gold and gem-adorned palace to “Nakula who deserved it best and who had been emaciated (with the miseries of a life) in the great forest” (Ganguli Vol.8: 88). 2: 66-67), as well as the tribes along the sea shore and living on fisheries. Nakkhul was 17 when he was chosen for the part of Juju in Shankar's coming-of-age film Boys (2003). What most people do not know is that each of the brothers had other wives too. He debuted as one of the lead actor in the 2003 film Boys directed by S. Shankar, in which he also sang his first song in the film's soundtrack album. As I have said, in the very beginning of this article, sometimes, we take certain things for granted that we failed to appreciate them. Don’t use pictures. On 2nd August 2020 his wife gave birth to their first child a baby girl and named her Akira and pet named her Khulbee. Arjuna had more wives, lovers or affairs than the other Pandavas and what he did has no bearing on us. 3. After seeing how the Pandavas “transformed the harsh land of Indraprastha into a wealthy kingdom” (Rodrigues 231), Duryodhana, filled with jealousy, devised a plan to take the kingdom away from the Pandavas. It is a poetic representation of many … There are many shrines for Goddess Draupadi, spread in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. While living in the forest, the Pandavas attend the swayamvara of Princess Draupadi, and the skilled warrior, Arjuna wins her hand in marriage. Nakul Dev Mahajan is an American Bollywood dancer and choreographer. He then went on to act in Brahmma.Com (2018) a Romantic-comedy fantasy flick pairing up with Asha Zaveri, and directed by Vijayakumar. He struggled to get a breakthrough as an actor and during the period, he worked as a playback singer in films, notably recording for Harris Jayaraj in his albums for Anniyan, Ghajini and Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu.. Of course, Abhimanyu was very young and his prowess was not known to the world yet. After a close back and forth combat, Nakula prevailed slaying Chitrasena and his brothers Sushena and Satyasena “rushed with speed against the son of Pandu like a couple of tigers” (Ganguli Vol.7: 24). So, he certainly did not fall in love with her, it was she who did. (1994) Rethinking Indian Influence in Javanese Shadow Theater Traditions. New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books. There is a lot of story in this epic that is still a mystery for many. But as you know small plants can not grow under a banyan tree ! 1-12. Wilkins, W. J.  His older sister is also a renowned actress of the 90s Devayani. It is an epic history of the Kurukshetra war and the outcomes of the Kaurava and the Pandava princes. In 2015, his Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum released which turned out to be the biggest blockbuster in his career. Rodrigues, Hillary (2007) Hinduism-the ebook. Some feel that Draupadi had a feeling for Arjuna, but Arjuna was in love with Subhadra. The Kauravas fear the Pandavas are after the throne of their father. REFERENCES AND FURTHER RECOMMENDED READING. Nakula also had another son “named Niramitra born to his second wife, Karenumati” (Williams 218), who was the daughter of the king of Chedi. O’Flaherty Doniger, Wendy (1988) Textual Sources for the Study of Hinduism. Shantanu was the father of Bhishma pitamah, who was married to … California: ABC-Cilo, Inc. http://www.mythfolklore.net/india/encyclopedia/nakula.htm, http://www.mythfolklore.net/india/encyclopedia/mahabharata.htm, http://www.holybooks.com/mahabharata-all-volumes-in-12-pdf-files/, http://larryavisbrown.homestead.com/files/xeno.mahabsynop.htm. Virata directly asks Arjuna in as many words. Arjun’s four wives: Draupadi, Uloopi, Chitrangada, Subhadra. Among some of the powerful tribes subjugated by Nakula were “the Dasarnas, the Sivis, the Trigartas, the Amvashtas, the Malavas, the five tribes of the Karnatas, and those twice born classes that were called the Madhyamakeyas and Vattadhanas” (Ganguli Vol. The twins were born to mother Madri, the second wife of King Pandu, but mythologically Nakula and Sahadeva were the sons of the Aswins, the god-twins (see Wilkins 414-415). Nakul was supposedly the most handsome in the entire Kuru lineage. 3: 601). Mahabharata itself. In Indian epic Mahabharata, Bhima (Sanskrit: भीम, IAST: Bhīma) is the second among the five Pandavas.The Mahabharata relates many events which portray the might of Bhima. A war is inevitable. 1: 260), an excellent swordsman, loyal to his brothers, a great car-warrior, intelligent, and most prominently, skilled in caring for horses. ArdhaRathi – A soldier on a chariot who is considered equal to one Gaja. The other three wives figure prominently in the story of King David. New York: Random House, Inc. Ganguli, Kisari M. (1970) Translator, The Mahabharata. The blind Dhrtarastra steps up as king of Hastinapura and the Pandavas, escaping a death trap set by the eldest son of Dhrtarastra, Duryodhana, go to live in the forest (see Rodrigues 230). B. Vedic Religion and the Sanskrit Language, a. Hindu Conceptions of Time and Creation, b. The Pandavas entered a yogic state and like his brothers Sahadeva, Arjuna and Bhima, Nakula too fell to the ground (see O’Flaherty 53-54). 1: 432), which was evident in Nakula’s son Satanika. His family had initially sent some pictures of his elder brother Mayur to Shankar's office, but after seeing Nakkhul in one of the pictures, Shankar approached him to portray a leading role alongside an ensemble cast of newcomers. 4: 20). Knowing that King Yudhisthira was both addicted and terrible at gambling, Duryodhana challenged him to a game of dice, in which Yudhisthira lost his kingdom, possessions, brothers and his wife. Krsna for example may be portrayed with a black face, which represents for the Javanese “maturity, calm and virtue” (Knapp, 50), and are qualities that Krsna portrays in The Mahabharata; specifically in helping the Pandavas defeat the Kauravas. The film gained unexpected publicity after "Nakka Mukka", a song composed by Vijay Antony for the soundtrack, became a big success and the venture was consequently selected by media giants Sun Pictures to become their first project for film distribution. As per the original Mahabharata, it seems that you have reversed the question. Thus Bhima had three sons from his three wives - Ghatotkach from Hidimbi, Sutasoma from Draupadi, and Sarvaang from Balandhara. But it was Bheem who genuinely loved Draupadi and tried to give out to all the demands of her wishes. In an interview, he stated that he preferred quality over quantity of work. It is an epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kauravas and the Pandavas. Yudhisthira successfully answerd Yaksha’s questions, and as a reward he would revive one of the Pandava brothers. Although Nakula was not the most prominent hero in this war, he did play a key role in many battles during its course. Lord Krishna with his wives Rukmini and Sthyabhama Compiled by London swaminathan Post No.2220 Date: 6 October 2015 Time uploaded in London: 19-48 Thanks for the pictures. After returning to Hastinapura to make peace with their uncle, Dhrtarastra decided to give the Pandavas the territory of Indraprastha, which was densely forested and of no use to the king. So, she found solace in Yudhisthira who lusted after her. Arjuna (also given as Arjun) is the great hero of the Indian epic Mahabharata and the philosophical-religious dialogue Bhagavad Gita.His name means “shining”, “silver” and similar terms relating to brightness. This epic encompassed the death of the Pandavas, who in spite of winning the 18-day war against their cousins, failed to live happy lives. During one battle Nakula and Sahadeva, “endued with great effulgence, became the protectors of Bhima’s wheels” (Ganguli Vol.5: 42) and Nakula faced many antagonists including Dussasana, his uncle ruler of the Madras, Bhishma, Drona, Duryodhana, Karna and the warriors of Alayudha. His only sin was a half-lie spoken during the 15th day of the Mahabharata … Uloopi * It was Uloopi who forced Arjun to marry her. AtiRathi – A … Nakula was appointed a military official with the duties of “keeping the register of the forces, for giving them food and pay and for supervising other affairs for the army” (Ganguli Vol.8: 85). Throughout the epics themes of “courage, loyalty and integrity are implicit” (Knapp 48), and shadow plays attempt to convey these messages by attributing certain physical and moral qualities to each character. Embree, Ainslie T. (1966) Editor, The Hindu Tradition: Readings in Oriental Thought. , 16.↑Actor Nakul wedding Sruti Bhaskar at 28-01-2016 Actor Nakul - Sruti Bhaskar Marriage Stills, •Actor Nakul Sruti Bhaskar wedding reception photos nakul marriage photos, Nakkhul at the Madras Couture Fashion Week Season 5 – Day 1, Learn how and when to remove this template message. With Erika Alexander, Maurice Bénichou, Amba Bihler, Lou Elias Bihler. (2009) Hindu Mythology. When it comes to Mahabharata Yudhishthir is indisputably of highest character and he pledged Draupadi last. There was nothing dramatic about the death of Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva in Sarala Mahabharata.Unlike Bhima’s death. One such story was of Draupadi, the female character that needs no introduction. Take our Mahabharata quiz to find out how well you know the epic, and share your scores with us. During the Pandavas’ thirteenth year of exile, Nakula interviewing for a job with King Virata, described himself as being highly knowledgeable about breaking horses, their temperaments, as well as knowing “how to correct vicious horses and all the methods of treating their diseases” (Ganguli Vol.  Portraying a semi-psychotic character who refuses to accept the death of his lover, the film saw Nakul paired alongside actress Sunaina. At the end of the epic, he was the only one among his brothers to ascend to heaven with his mortal body. In their thirteenth year of exile, the Pandavas under disguise resided in the kingdom of Virata, where Nakula was employed as keeper of the horses to the king. Sei (2018), in which he plays a role of an aspiring actor Saravedi Saravanan which did average in the box office. She is considered to be the grama devetha and kula devatha for many people. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and Transcendental Meditation, 6. The Four Classes (Varna) Of Hindu Society, 1. Nakkhul was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into a Konkani family, to Jaidev and Lakshmi. Jealousy and hatred is what separates the Pandavas and Kauravas.  The Mahabharata is a beautiful, yet complex maze of different stories, characters and themes that are woven in the broader story of a fight between two sets of cousins. When Duryodhana refused to give the Pandavas “even five small villages” (Rodrigues 233), an eighteen day war between the Pandavas and Kauravas was initiated (see Williams 204-205). The thirsty Nakula however could not resist the crystal clear lake and he “dropped down dead” (Ganguli Vol. The costumes donned by the puppets also serve to enhance their character types, which further allows the audience to intimately know the characters and their personalities. Arjun had only one sun(I believe), her relations with other brothers was mainly seva chakry, and probebley no more then comforts and over looking welfare of the brothers, such as feeding them and making sure the household was in good order. Wanting to be fair to both of his father’s wives, Yudhisthira chooses Nakula, son of Madri and impressed with the king’s dharmic choice, Yaksha, who was actually the god Dharma in disguise, revives all of the Pandavas. Sears, L.J. Though the movie received very mixed reviews, Nakkhul was praised by critics for his role of Kameshwaran. The story of Nakula and his family is articulated in one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the Mahabharata. He proves that a hero can step out of the commercial zone and take up roles that can still be liked by audience. Despite Nakula’s many virtues and dharmic actions, he falls from his yogic state because he “thought that there was nobody that equaled him in beauty of person” (Ganguli Vol.12: 28), and “what has been ordained for a person, must have to be endured by him” (Ganguli Vol.12: 28). Yudhishthira of the Pandavas gets told by the deity, Krishna, that he will become king. Throughout the Mahabharata Nakula is described as being “unrivalled on earth for personal beauty” (Ganguli Vol. Knapp, B. Mahabharata is one of the greatest epics of the Hindus classified under “Itihasa” in Sanskrit literature. Satanika played a helpful role in the great war between the Pandavas and Kauravas, he was even described as being “that crusher of foes” (Ganguli Vol.6: 217). 5. 1. Karna's also have second wife's name is Supriya. Who was that woman refused to marry with Arjun and why? Perhaps his main contribution in the war against the Kauravas, was Nakula’s battle against Karna’s sons. Before Nakula could drink from the lake, he heard the voice of Yaksha telling him to answer questions before quenching his thirst. The film released in 2008 and became a commercial hit, with critics raving and praising his performance stating "Nakul is riveting" and that "he holds the film together and dances with élan, and has a good future. Krishnamacharya and the Hatha Yoga Movement, S. Significant Figures and Organizations in Hinduism. On his quest, Nakula first conquered the mountain country of Rohitaka, then Sairishaka the desert country and had a dangerous encounter with the sage Akrosa. Although Nakula is not specifically worshipped within the Indian tradition, The Mahabharata is celebrated and remembered through the performance of Javanese shadow-puppet plays. Arjuna and Subhadra Mahabharata did not end with the victory of Pandavas and the defeat of or death to the Kauravas. First we have understand the building blocks of the army division on both sides and how the hierarchy of soldiers was maintained. Article written by: Kayla Plausteiner (Spring 2012) who is solely responsible for its content. Its Sanskrit etymology is "he who is most handsome in the lineage".The name Nakula generally means full of love and the male characteristics implied by … Nakul is an Indian film actor and playback singer who works in Tamil cinema. Although Nakula does not play a primary role in this epic, as one of the Pandavas he is instrumental in helping his brother king Yudisthira regain dominion over the Hastinapura kingdom. Nakula and his twin brother Sahadeva were the youngest of the five Pandava brothers. Question: "How many wives did King David have?" Whilst in exile, the Pandavas were not only faced with difficulty and privation but also had many adventures along the way. There have been many myths about Goddess Draupadi, many are mis-interpretations, base-less. What is the name of Bhima's wifes and sons in Mahabharata? He was the son of Madri, Pandu's second wife. It was said that Nakula, remembering his years of exile would “vomit the poison of his wrath like an angry snake, down their very lives” (Ganguli Vol.4: 112), and Dhrtarastra would regret going to war.  He later made a breakthrough portraying a psychotic lover in Kadhalil Vizhunthen (2008), before winning acclaim for his performances in Maasilamani (2009) Naan Rajavaga Pogiren (2013) Vallinam (2014) and Tamizhuku En Ondrai Azhuthavum (2015) which was the biggest blockbuster hit in his career. Rathi- A warrior who is considered equal to 12 Ardharathis 6. 5. The name is Nakul - Interview (Tamil Movies, Tamil Cinema, thamil films, Tamil Actors, Tamil Actresses, Telugu Actresses, Tamil Cinema Photo Gallery, Telugu film Wallpapers, t... 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So although Javanese shadow-puppet plays are not particularly dedicated to Nakula, his personality traits and contributory role in The Mahabharata are remembered and preserved through these performances. I started with characters like Shatrughana, Nakul, Sahadeva. How much knowledge do you have about epic Mahabharata?This quiz for everyone primary school students, secondary school students, college students, working professional or retired persons anyone can play this quiz so guys what are you waiting for just participate in this quiz and check your knowledge. It was Arjuna who refused Matsya's princess and Urvasi. The Hindu : Cinema Plus / Interview : Double impact. Weak, hungry and tired in the extreme, these three brothers were unable to cope with the terrible weather in the snowy, windy Himalayas and one after another Sahadeva, Nakula and Arjuna in that order slipped as they were following Yudhisthira and fell to their death. Hindutva and the Bhartiya Janata Party, Noteworthy Figures in Contemporary Hinduism, 1. i thing Bhima was married to the princess of Kashi(Balandhara) also - Balandhara and had a son from her too - Sarvaang. Nothing much has been talked of Supriya in the great epic apart from the fact that she was a … Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and the Ramakrishna Order, Hinduism's Interaction with Other Religions, 2. Comparative Drama, 28(1), 90-110. " Sun Pictures also chose to distribute his next venture, the romantic comedy Maasilamani (2009) opposite Sunaina again, with the film becoming a surprise huge box office success. Nakul is a Tamil film actor and playback singer. Yudhishthira was the leader of the successful Pandava side in the Kurukshetra War and defeated many warriors including Shalya. To prepare for the role, Nakul underwent special training to "ensure that he lived the role rather than act". Nakul was a warrior like his brothers, though he might not be remembered for it. He was the son of Madri, Pandu’s second wife. Kunti, King Pandu’s first wife had three children by the gods, the oldest was Yudisthira son of the god Dharma, and then came Bhima from the wind god and last was Arjuna from Indra, the god of thunder (see Rodrigues 229). Nakula and his twin brother Sahadeva were the youngest of the five Pandava brothers. Yudhisthira lost this round of dice as well, and true to his character Nakula, as well as the other Pandavas and Draupadi accompanied their eldest brother into exile (see Rodrigues 231-232). In all fairness, nobody really bothered much about Nakul even though he was a Pandava. 2: 66). “Oh king, I have spent a year in your Antahpura. Padatik- Infantrymen. He signed on to feature in Prasad's Kadhalil Vizhunthen, his first film as a lead actor, in 2006 and lost close to 20 kilograms in order to fit into the role of his character. 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