ASHOKA SAMRAT UPDATE ON MONDAY EPISODE 325–326 ON JOY PRIME
Sushim sends Yam to finish Ashoka. The person who dreamt of Akhand Bharat (united India) will be destroyed (khand-khand) today.
Dharma says how I can choose one eye out of both my eyes. Please don’t say this. You both are important for me. He says your decision is important. Now it is in your hands. I clarified it earlier itself that the final decision will be yours. If you leave, then remember it that I will have no relation with you or this baby. I have lived without you once as well. He walks out angrily.
Ashoka is near a well. A girl greets Ashoka. You treated me sometime back and helped me. She is about to feed him water when an announcement is made. Ashoka is banished from the state. Whoever will help him will be called traitor and will be punished. Ashoka angrily throws the pot at him. The guy making the announcement falls down.
Kaurvaki asks a man how far Patliputra is. The man says she is very near and guides her. Kaurvaki hopes to quickly head back home so her father does not realise her absence.
Kaurvaki’s mother scolds Daasi for letting Kaurvaki go to their enemy state. It is so risky. What will I say to Maharaj? She is shocked to see Jagannath there.
Yam comes to the village. He demands for Ashoka. The same girl points towards the direction in which Ashoka left.
Dharma is in temple. Why no one sees Ashoka did all this to save his loved ones? He knows this poison can finish everything. He could have told the truth but dint do it to save his father from feeling pain. That father is asking me to choose between him and my son. why does it happen with people who walk on the right path?
Ashoka walks in the jungle. He is thirsty. He meets the same guy there (who Kaurvaki met). Do you have water? The guy denies. He guides him to a nearby river.
Dharma says no one will trust me owing to the situation. Everyone mistook my son which is why he is angry. I cannot see him turning into Chand. I wont let him turn into something which he is not destined to. I have to be with him. I have to stop Ashoka from the animal inside him. How do I do so? I cannot separate one son from his father, his rights to save another son. Help me Lord. Guide me. She recalls something. I got my answer Mahadev.
Yam realises that the girl misguided him. It does not mean you will get to live Ashoka. You will die by my hands today itself!
Bindu says this is your last decision then. Dharma points out that no women can leave her husband and be happy but when Parvati Mata can be upset with her own husband for her son Ganesha then I am only a human being. Bindu justifies Mata Parvati’s stance. It is symbolic of knowledge. I cannot overlook my son’s act. How am I a culprit then? She says Shiv is Trikal-darshi while you don’t know anything at all. He is upset. What did I not see? I did the right thing. You should support me instead. I am sure you only spoiled Ashoka. He turned into Chand today because of your love only. She replies that truth needs light and not proof. I have no proof but I trust God. Truth will come out when he will want it. You will be able to see everything clearly then. Right now all I know is that I have to be with my son. I am going to Ashoka. He breaks all ties with her. Don’t show me your face ever again. We share no relation. He takes the ring off her finger and goes out.
Ashoka is walking when he falls down. Kaurvaki hears his scream. Am I dreaming or is this true? Ashoka hears temple bells. Yam continues looking for Ashoka. He finds blood on a stone. Kaurvaki notices Ashoka stumbling on his way to the temple. He falls down. She rushes to him and is shocked to see his condition. Are you alright? She sees his wound and tears her dupatta to bandage it. He is surprised / unhappy to see her. He walks away. She thinks he did not forget the insult done by her father. she stops him. listen to what I have to say. He shushes her by keeping his finger on her lips. You have my swear. You will listen to what I say.
Yam is near the temple but does not find Ashoka there.
Ashoka shares everything that happened since her left Kalinga. I can bear anything but not my mother’s insult. I cannot forgive even my father for that sake.
Jagannath is on his way to Patliputra with a few soldiers.
Dharma is heading out when Sushim stands in her way. You are indeed leaving palace? She nods. Charu says seems like you realised you wont win this throne. You should have realised it long ago. It would have saved Ashoka. Mahamatya adds everyone makes mistakes. Intelligent people learn from their mistakes. Siamak says you and your son should not stay here. This time Chanakya wont be here to save any of you. Everyone laughs. Sushim says does she look like the mother of Ashoka of which Chanakya spoke so highly. He spoke well about Ashoka till his last breath. See how easily I threw Ashoka out of this palace, of father’s heart and Magadh. We should have kept Chanakya alive to see this day. He would have anyways died if he had seen this day. There would have been no need to kill him then. Dharma realises that Ashoka was speaking truth. Sushim agrees. How can he lie? This goodness of him took him down. We plotted to make him look bad all the time. I, Charu, Mahamatya, Helena and Siamak did all this together we all killed Chanakya together. it was fun. Siamak says it wouldn’t have been fun in Chakanya was not here. Sushim asks Dharma what she will do now after knowing the truth. Charu speaks of Ashoka’s weaknesses – love for mother, chankaya and anger. Helena used it against Ashoka. She knew Ashoka will hurt Sushim. It is what happened. Dharma thinks Ashoka got such a big punishment even after being right. You got what you wanted. His rights, throne and everything! He got banished. Let me go from here. I promise you we will never come in your way. Sushim tells her not to worry about him. Yam would have killed Ashoka by now. Dharma cries. Please don’t kill my son for throne. She requests Charu. You are a mother. You can understand. I will never come back here and neither Ashoka will. Charu tells her to remember it. Don’t try to step back in Patliputra. Dharma agrees. Let me go now. My son needs me. Sushim says pity suits Gods, not devils. He pushes her. She somehow manages to save herself and her baby and leaves from there in tears.
Jagannath is on his way to Patliputra. Yam kills someone right before Kaurvaki’s eyes. She screams scared but Ashoka covers her mouth.
Kaurvaki says I understand why father came here, but who is the one who killed that soldier. Ashoka is sure something is wrong. We should go in different directions. She does not want to go away from him. I wont be able to live without you. He reasons that they will meet again if they stay alive. Neither time nor enemy can separate us. Go Kaurvaki. They part hands sadly. Kaurvaki leaves from there teary eyed. She comes face to face with her father. She turns to look at Ashoka but he hides behind the tree. Jagannath orders his soldiers to catch kaurvaki. Ashoka says sorry to Kaurvaki. I dint want your life to be in danger because of me. We will meet one day for sure. He goes in other direction.
Dharma pulls Ashoka in a cave. Ashoka looks at his little brother. Dharma makes him hold his brother. Ashoka kisses him. Why did you come after me mother? I was banished. I had no other option. Why dint you think about my little brother? Ashoka asks her why she left father. She says I could not live without you in palace so I left everything. He asks her how she can leave father. He looks at the marks on her clothes. Did Samrat stoop so low that he pushed you out too? Dharma denies. it was my decision. He demands to know who did it. You always speak truth. Why do you hesitate today then? Dharma finally takes SUshim’s name. This angers Ashoka. He has called upon your death by doing this. Why dint you reply? Dharma says I got scared. I was leaving palace when all of them surrounded me and (she tells him everything in mute). Ashoka rushes out with Dharma following him. Ashoka vows to throw away that leg of Sushim with which he hurt his mother. Not just him but all the others will have to pay too. This will be a message for them. Dharma tells him to wait for the right time. He reasons that everyone (she and Acharya Chanakya) have been talking about the right time. There is no right time. It becomes the right time
Dharma asks Ashoka to start with her if he indeed wants to kill someone. You will see my and your brother’s dead face if you leave now. He says you cannot do this with me. I will die this way if you make me weak by snatching my strength from me. She asks him to promise her he will never set his foot in Patliputra till she gives permission to him. You have to swear on your brother. Ashoka remarks he never thought he will hate her too. You too made me weak. He swears finally. Do remember, you saved your younger son today but lost your elder son! She is shocked by his words.
Yam comes running towards them. Dharma stops Ashoka in time as they reach the edge of a mountain. Yam looks at them happily. Ashoka holds his mother’s hand. We have no other option now. They jump down the cliff.
Sushim pays Yam. All of them are killed now. Ashoka is out of my life for forever now!
Kaurvaki refuses to accept it. Her mother says this is truth. None of them survived. Bindu has made an official announcement. Kaurvaki says such announcement has been made in the past too. Samrat had accepted it earlier also that Ashoka is no more. He cannot leave me alone though. This diya is for Ashoka. Till the time it is blown out, he cannot die. I will wait for him to come back. My love will keep him alive. We will meet one day surely!
Ashoka gains conscious. Dharma, and the little baby are still unconscious. Ashoka checks his mother’s pulse. Thankfully, she is alive and so is the little baby. It is said time heals wounds but is it reality? The inner wounds only when you wish them to. Not just time but what we do in this time fills the wounds. It is all on us. I have vowed not to let my wounds fill ever. Their pain will remind me of all that has been snatched from me in Patliputra – my respect, my rights, my dream! I will come back as a Yam for the killers of my Guru. I will come back to fulfil my mother’s dream; to give Gurudakshina to my Guru; to fulfil my vow of United India!
Mahamatya, Sushim, Siamak, Charu open Helena’s coffin. She wakes up and breathes. They pull her out safely. Flashback shows Helena sharing her plan with Charu. Ashoka will go out of our life and both Sushim and Siamak will be safe. Charu agrees to support her. Helena shows her a Unan herb. A person’s heartbeat gets so low that the person is declared death. Arrange for a coffin for me in which there is a hole so she can breathe. Flashback ends. My sacrifice paid. Sushim agrees. Ashoka, Dharma and her other baby died. Helena laughs. My plan succeeded. I want to see their bodies. Everyone goes quiet. Helena refuses to believe their death till she sees the dead bodies with her own eyes. Death hates Ashoka so much that it never takes him with him. He has won over death many times before as well. You might not believe but I have faith he will come back all the more stronger and angrier. He is not dead. We will have to wait for him. it might take 2 years, 5 or even 10 years but he will surely come back!
10 years later:
Some people are digging a mountain. They pull up a stone but it falls down. Their peasant hits them. It wasted the time of 5 people. He hits the labour with a whip 5 times to punish him while he begs for mercy. The peasant walks away. One of the ladies gets busy in taking care of her baby. The peasant asks everyone to hurry up. We have to finish this work in a week’s time or everyone will be punished. The labourers think how they are being made to work so hard while the ruler is busy building palaces for himself on mountains. They have to cross a bridge to transfer stones from one mountain to another. The peasant insists upon going ahead. The labour reasons that there are many people on the bridge already (with heavy stones). If I go too then it might break down. The peasant scolds him after which the labour walks ahead. The rope breaks because of which the bridge divides into two. People hold onto the bridge for their life. The same lady with the baby asks for help. My husband is also there. Someone says no one can save them now while another guy says there is one person who faces big problems as if he is playing with them. Death too is scared of him. The anger in his eyes can melt stones too! He is so poisonous with his words that even poison will taste sweet. People recognize that he is talking about Chand. How will he save us! He is selfish. The other guy says he will do it if we pay him in return.
A guy is with Chand. The same lady rushes to him asking for his help. Ashoka says Om Namah Shivaya. Pray. He might do some miracle and save people, whose life and death is equal. A guy sitting there remarks that even the stones can melt but not this Chand / Ashoka. The lady agrees to give all that she has to Chand. Ashoka is unmoved. The lady says why this little kid should become an orphan. What is his mistake in this? Ashoka recalls his father’s words.
Precap: Ashoka asks his mother to let him go back to Patliputra. She refuses to let Chand go there. I will go back only with my son, not with Chand! She prays to God. What have you thought about my son? Show me some way. Kaurvaki is shown dressed in a soldier’s attire. No one can save Ashoka and Kaurvaki from uniting!
Credit: Sona | Ashoka Samrat Monday 15th July 2019 On Joy Prime