From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
- warrior/ soldier of the moon
- the moon among warriors; a warrior with the glory of the moon; an excellent warrior or commander
- a ruler of Lańkā who was the husband of Guņavatī and the father of Mandodarī and Indumatī (V. Car.); son of King Samudrasena of Bengal who fought on the side of the Pāņdavas (M. Bh.); a prince of the Kaurava side who was killed by Yudhişţhīra (M. Bh.); a king of Ujjayanī who was a great devotee of Śiva (Ś. Pur.).