Daśaratha

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dasaratha, DaZaratha, Dasharatha


  1. with 10 chariots
  2. the King of Ayodhya of the Ikşvāku Dynasty, the son of Aja and Indumatī, the husband of Kauśalyā, Kaikeyī and Sumitrā, and the father of Rāma, Bharata, Lakşmaņa, Śatrughna and Śāntā (V. Rām.); son of Navaratha (Bg. Pur.); son of Suyaśa (Hv. Pur.).