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By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Dhananjaya, DhanaJjaya, Dhanayjaya
- conqueror of wealth
- one of the epithets for Arjuna, the 3rd Pāndava (M. Bh.); the army of Kārttikeya or Skanda, given to him by Śiva (M. Bh.); a king of Kalińga (Kathā.); a nāga in the court of Varuņa who was the son of Kaśyapa and Kadru (M. Bh.); a Sanskrit literary figure in the court of the 11th century King Muñja; the great Indian Hornbill (Buceros bicornis).