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Jeemootvaahan was the son of Jeemootketu and was the Lord of Vidyaadhar
Harshvardhan has written a play, Naagaanand, on him as its main theme. The play shows his superior emotions towards his parents. Its original story says that he left his empire to accompany his parents and goes to M-alaya Mountain with them. After coming here he comes to know by his supernatural powers that his relations are trying to take his kingdom, because thy know that he was powerless in the absence of kalp Vriksh (wish fulfilling tree). Jeemootvaahan goes to Gauree temple and sees Malayavatee there. Both tell their life stories to each other. Malayavatee wanted to marry Jeemootvaahan but finds that it was not possible, so she tries to commit suicide, but Gauree stops her to do so and assures her that she would be married to Jeemootvaahan.
Jeemootvaahan also comes to know that Garud had started eating snakes. He decides that he would stop this killig by giving his own life. So he stands on a slaughter slab in good clothes to look like a snake. Garud takes him as snake. In the meantime Jeemootvaahan's jewels and clothes fall at the feet of Malayavatee, and she comes to know the death of her husband. She prepares herself to die that at the same time Gauree comes and blesses her unlimited happiness. She also promises that after that no more snakes will be eaten.
Created by Sushma Gupta On 5/27/04
Modified on 05/21/13