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The mahatmya of the 13th adhyaya. An adulterous woman from the city of Harinam goes to the forest with her husband and is attacked by a tiger who only eats those who commit immoral acts. Reborn as a low-caste Chandala, the woman hears the 13th adhyaya of the Bhagvadgita from the holy man and asks him to recite it to the tiger as well. Both the woman and the tiger receive divine bodies and are taken to Visnu's heaven

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