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SAMVARANA. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] Son of Riksha, fourth in descent from Ikshwaku, and father of Kuru. According to the Mahabharata he was driven from Hastinapura by the Panchalas, and forced to take refuge among the thickets of the Indus. When the sage Vasishtha joined his people and became the Raja's family priest, they recovered their country under Kuru.

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