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By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Aristanemi, AriSTanemi, Arishtanemi
Ariṣṭanemi literally means ‘the felly of whose wheel is unhurt’.
- Ariṣṭanemi was one of the five sons of Vinatā and Kaśyapa, and a brother of the famous Garuḍa. Sometimes, the sage Kaśyapa himself has been known by this name.
- The Pāṇḍava prince Sahadeva had assumed this name when he lived in Virāṭanagara, in disguise.
- It is also the name of the twenty- second Tīrthaṅkara of the Jains.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore