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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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The Rgveda (1.63.7) mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He
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was a sage.
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
Purukutsa
 
Purukutsa
 
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.
 
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.
 
The Rgveda (1.63.7) mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He
 
The Rgveda (1.63.7) mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He
 
was a sage.
 
was a sage.

Revision as of 09:20, 12 October 2014

By Swami Harshananda

Purukutsa

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 (1.63.7) mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He

was a sage.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

Purukutsa 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. The Rgveda (1.63.7) mentions one Purukutsa who was saved by Indra. He was a sage.