Bŗhadratha

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Brhadratha, BRhadratha, Brrihadratha


  1. (having) a great/ mighty chariot
  2. a mighty powerful warrior
  3. the son of King Uparicara of Cedi and the father of the emperor Jarāsandha of Magadha (M. Bh.); a king of the Puru dynasty who was the father of Kuśāgra (A. Purāņa); a king from Ańga who was the son of Jayadratha and the father of Viśvajita (M. Bh.); a son of the sage Vaśişţha (M. Bh.). another name for Indra.

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