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MADRI. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] A sister of the king of the Madras, and second wife of Pandu, to whom she bore twin-sons, Nakula and Sahadeva; but the Aswins are alleged to have been their real father.

She became a sati on the funeral pile of her husband.

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