Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] A brother
of Janaka, king of Mithila, and consequently uncle of Sita. His two daughters,
Mandavi and Srutakirtti, were married to Bharata and Satrughna, the sons
of Janaka. Some make him king of Sankasya, and others king of Kasi, and
there are differences also as to his genealogy.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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