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Sometimes transliterated as: Bhagiratha, BhagIratha, Bhagiratha
- with a splendid/ glorious/ auspicious chariot
- the Solar dynasty king of Kośala, a descendant of King Sagara and a forefather of Rāma, the son of Ańśumāna, who is credited with bringing the river Gańgā down to the earth (V. Rām.); the son of Dilipa (M.Bh.).