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Purukutsa was the son of the famous king Māndhātṛ of the solar race. He was a forefather of Sri Rāma. He had married Narmada, a princess of the Nāga tribe. His grandson, Anaraṇya, at the time of his death in a duel with Rāvaṇa, cursed him that he would be killed by Śrī Rāma, a descendant of the Ikṣvāku or Solar race. The Rgveda<ref>Rgveda 1.63.7</ref> mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He was a sage.
 
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Purukutsa was the son of the famous king Māndhātṛ of the solar race. He was a forefather of Sri Rāma. He had married Narmada, a princess of the Nāga tribe. His grandson, Anaraṇya, at the time of his death in a duel with Rāvaṇa, cursed him that he would be killed by Śrī Rāma, a descendant of the Ikṣvāku (or Solar) race.
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Purukutsa was the son of the famous king Māndhātṛ of the solar race. He was a forefather of Sri Rāma. He had married Narmadā, a princess of the Nāga tribe. His grandson, Anaraṇya, at the time of his death in a duel with Rāvaṇa, cursed him that he would be killed by Śrī Rāma, a descendant of the Ikṣvāku (or Solar) race.
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was a sage.
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Revision as of 10:37, 7 July 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Purukutsa was the son of the famous king Māndhātṛ of the solar race. He was a forefather of Sri Rāma. He had married Narmada, a princess of the Nāga tribe. His grandson, Anaraṇya, at the time of his death in a duel with Rāvaṇa, cursed him that he would be killed by Śrī Rāma, a descendant of the Ikṣvāku or Solar race. The Rgveda[1] mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He was a sage.


References

  1. Rgveda 1.63.7
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore