Viprachitti[1]

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  • Name Viprachitti  
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I421  Hindu Puran Genealogy Tree
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2012 

    Father Kashyap 
    Mother Danu 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sinhika  [1
    Children 
     1. Rahu
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F176  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources

    1. [S85]
      WIKI.Viprachitti, Wiki, (Wikipedia), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viprachitti.

      Viprachitti is a danava featured in Hindu literature, a son of Kashyapa and Danu.[1] According to the Mahabharata, he becomes the king of the Danavas after his brother Puloman was killed by Indra. Viprachitti marries Siṃhikā, who is the sister of Hiranyakashipu and a daughter of Diti.

      He has a son named Svarbhanu. His army is stated to have defeated the devas under the guidance of Svarbhanu.

      He and his 13 sons were later killed by Goddess Raktadantika, an incarnation Kali.

      Incarnation

      Viprachitti later incarnates as Jarasandha in the Mahabharata.

      See also

      References

      1. A Classical Dictionary of India, p. 173


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