Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology]
prince of the Lunar race, and son of Sahasranika, who is the hero of
a popular story. He was king of Vatsa, and is commonly called Vatsaraja.
His capital was Kausambi. Vasavadatta, princess of Ujjayini, saw him in a dream
and fell in love with him. He was decoyed to that city, and their kept in captivity
by the king, Chandasena; but when he was set at liberty by the minister, he
carried off Vasavadatta from her father and a rival suitor.
2. A name of Agastya.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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