From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
- a beautiful or picturesque banner; one who owns a beautiful banner
- a gandharva who was reborn as the asura Vŗtra (Bg. Pur.); a son of Garuŕa (M. Bh.); a son of Drupada of Pāñcāla who fought for the Pāndavas in the Bharata War (M. Bh.); a son of Śiśupāla (Bg. Pur.); the king of the Śūrasenas (Bg. Pur.); another name for Lakşmaņa.