Adhiratha

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By Jit Majumdar


  1. superior or eminent charioteer; chief/ head charioteer
  2. the husband of Rādhā, a friend of Dhŗtarāşţra, and the foster father of Karņa, who along with his wife rescued and brought him up after finding him in a floating casket in the river while bathing, after Kunti had abandoned the newborn Karņa, to avoid the shame and stigma of pre-marital conception (M. Bh.).