The excerpts of the lecture delivered by Kapila Muni to his mother is seen in Canto 3 of the Srimad Bhagvatham. It says: ‘To assimilate the knowledge of the soul it is necessary that one abandons body-consciousness and attachment to worldly activities, by realizing that the body is a conglomeration of blood, bones, flesh and other waste materials.
Ribhu Maharishi was one of the heart-born sons of Brahma. He was a self-realized master who was glorified for his ever-forgiving nature. He had a disciple named Nidagh who was blessed to have Ribhu Maharishi as his Guru
The stories of great devotees of the Lord invokes Bhakti and pure love for the Supreme Lord. That is the aim of anecdotes related to the great devotees of the Lord. The more we listen or read about devotees both of the Vedic age as well as current age, the more we shall receive the attention of the Supreme Lord.