Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] Son
of Yayati by Devayani. He refused to bear the curse of premature decrepitude
passed upon his father, and so his father cursed him that his posterity
should "not possess dominion." His father gave him a part of his
kingdom, but after some generations, his line merged into that of his brother
Puru, who bore for a time the curse passed upon his father.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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