From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Bhanumati, BhAnumatI, Bhaanumati
- luminous; radiant; brilliant
- having the light or glory of he Sun; glorious, enlightening;
- the daughter of King Abhibhū of Kāśī and the wife and queen of Duryodhana (M. Bh.); a wife of Sahadeva (M. Bh.); the daughter of Ańgiras (M. Bh.); daughter of Kŗtavīrya, wife of Ahamyāti and the mother of Sārvabhauma (Hari. Pur.); a daughter of king Vikramāditya (A. Kośa).