Bhartrihari was the king of Malwa whose capital city was Ujjain. The famous
emperor Vikramaditya was the younger stepbrother of king Bhartrihari.
After being throne as a king, Bhartrihari became so physically attached to
his younger wife Pingla that he spent most of the time with her.
Vikramaditya tried to make him realize his
foolishness, but all in vain. On the contrary on the command of Queen Pingala,
Bhartrihari, threw Vikramaditya out of the city. So does the story goes that
Bhartrihari got such a fruit from a Monk that would increase THE YOUTH
PERIOD in his life span. The king did not eat the fruit himself but gave it to his
beloved youngest Queen Pingla, because he was madly obsessed with her.
The Queen took the fruit and pretended that she was very happy and said that she
would eat the fruit after having a bath in the full moon nightas prescribed by
the said Monk. The king agreed to this and happily returned. The youngest
Queen was in love with a young, well built, brave horse keeper / slave
Adhirath. She gave the fruit to him. Adhirath was in love with Nagar Vadhu
Lavanya. He presented this fruit in turn to her...
Did the journey of Apple last there or continued