Dowson's Classical Dictionary
of Hindu Mythology] A Vasu
or demigod, who, according to the Mahabharata, became king of Chedi by
command of Indra. He had five sons by his wife; and by an Apsaras, named
Adrika, condemned to live on earth in the form of a fish, he had a son
named Matsya (fish), and a daughter, Satyavati, who was the mother of Vyasa.
Languages MLLL-4993. Indian Epics. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D.
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