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Meaning of "Purukutsha>"

Word

Purukutsha

Sanskrit

In General

A king of Iksvaku dynasty. He helped Nagas in their war against the Gandharvas and married to Nagakanya Narmada. He was a contemporary to Chandravanshi King Shibi who was founder of Keikaya & Madra Kingdom. Purukutsa performed the Ashwamedha Yajna.

Purana

Geneology: VishnuBrahma – Marici – KashyapaVivasvan – Vaivasvata Manu – Iksvaku –Vaikuksi – Sasada –Puranjaya – Kakutstha – Anenas – Prthulasva - Visvagasva- Ardra – Yuvanasva 1 - Shashvat – Brihadasva – Kavalashva – Dridhasva - Pramod - Haryasva 1 – Nikumbh - Baharnashva - Krisasva – Prasenajit 1– Yuvanashva 2 – Mandhatri – Ambarisha – Purukutsha

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