- As a part of teaching santhai of stotras to kids in an interesting manner Adiyen sometimes encourages them to narrate stories that are related to the stotras themselves. The below story about Dadichi finds an indirect mention in the 14th verse of Shodashayudha stotram where in Swami Desika describes the vajra ayudha of Sudarshana which is different from that of Indra’s vajra ayudha made from the spine of Dadichi.
आयुधानामहं वज्रम् इत्यगीयत यः स वः ।
अव्याद्धेतीशवज्रोsसौ अदधीच्यस्थिसम्भवः ।।
The story was first narrated by Chi.Amrit Narayan of 2nd standard. The link to his version is
The link to the story that was narrated by adiyen is as below
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