Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] Brother
of Queen Gandhari, and so uncle of the Kaurava princes. He was a skillful
gambler and a cheat, so he was selected to be the opponent of Yudishthira
in the match in which that prince was induced to stake and lose his all.
He also was known by the patronymic Saubala, from Subala, his father.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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