Akrūra

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  1. not cruel
  2. kind; gentle
  3. the son of Śvaphalka and Nadinī, the husband of Sutanu, the father of Devaka and Upadevaka, one of the important figures of the Yadava oligarchy, and an advisor, aide and uncle of Kŗşņa and Balarāma (Bg. Pur.).

Sometimes transliterated as: Akrura, AkrUra, Akruura