Richika

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MAHABHARATA NOUN

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Mbh.1.1.35 The sons of Div were Brihadbhanu, Chakshus, Atma Vibhavasu, Savita, Richika, Arka, Bhanu, Asavaha, and Ravi.
Mbh.1.2.256 It was then that his forefathers of whom Richika was the first having arrived there addressed him thus, O Rama, O blessed Rama, O offspring of Bhrigu, we have been gratified with the reverence thou hast shown for thy ancestors and with thy valour, O mighty one!
Mbh.1.66.3383 And Aurva begot Richika.
Mbh.1.66.3384 And Richika even in his boyhood became possessed of great power and energy, and of every virtue.
Mbh.1.66.3385 And Richika begot Jamadagni.
Mbh.3.99.5209 It was then that Rama of Bhrigu's line, the son of Richika by Renuka, hearing of Rama the son of Dasaratha, of spotless deeds, went to Ayodhya, impelled by curiosity, and taking with him that celestial bow so fatal to the Kshatriyas, for ascertaining the prowess of Dasaratha's son.
Mbh.3.115.5940 And Richika, the son of Bhrigu, asked for her to be united with himself in marriage.
Mbh.3.115.5946 Thereupon Richika said, I will give thee a thousand fleet steeds, brown in hue and possessing a single sable car; let thy daughter be given in marriage to me'
Mbh.3.115.5953 Richika, the most excellent of the sacerdotal caste, thus procured a thousand steeds, and had a sight of the dwellers of heaven and won a wife in the proper form.
Mbh.3.117.6036 There the mightiest scion of Bhrigu's race offered libations to his forefathers, the Bhrigus, and Richika appeared to him in a visible form, and spake to him words of counsel.
Mbh.5.4.105 Let Vrihanta be summoned and king Senavindu, and Vahlika and Mudjakesa and the ruler of the Chedis, and Suparsva, Suvahu; and that great hero, Paurava; and also the kings of the Sakas, the Pahlavas, and the Daradas, and Surari, and Nadija, and king Karnavest, and Nila, and the valiant king Viradharman; and Durjaya, and Dantavakra, and Rukmi, and Janamejaya; and Ashada and Vayuvega, and king Purvapali; and Bhuritejas, and Devaka, and Ekalaya with his sons; and also the kings of the Krausha race, and the valiant Kshemamurti, and the kings of the Kamboja and the Richika tribes, and of the western sea-coast; and Jayatsena and the king of Kashi, and the rulers of the land of the five rivers, and the proud son of Kratha, and the rulers of the mountain regions, and Janaki, and Susarman and Maniman, and Potimatsyaka, and the valiant Dhrishtaketu, and the ruler of the kingdom of Pansu; and Paundra, and Dandadhara, and the brave Vrihatsena; and Aparajita, and Nishada and Srenimat and Vasumat; and Vrihadvala of great strength, and Vahu the conqueror of hostile cities; and the warlike king Samudrasena with his son; and Uddhava, and Kshemaka and king Vatadhana; and Srutayus, and Dridhayus, and the gallant son of Salwa; and the king of the Kalingas, and Kumara, unconquerable in battle.
Mbh.5.117.5285 And the royal sage then sported with her, as Surya with Prabhavati, Agni with Swaha, Vasava with Sachi, Chandra with Rohini, Yama with Urmila, Varuna with Gauri, Kuvera with Riddhi, Narayana with Lakshmi, Sagara with Jahnavi, Rudra with Rudrani, the Grandsire with Saraswati, Vasishtha's son Saktri with Adrisyanti, Vasishtha with Arundhati called also Akshamala, Chyavana with Sukanya, Pulastya with Sandhya, Agastya with the princess of Vidarbha Lopamudra, Satyavan with Savitri, Bhrigu with Puloma, Kasyapa with Aditi, Richika's son Jamadagni with Renuka, Kusika's son Viswamitra with Himavati, Vrihaspati with Tara, Sukra with Sataprava, Bhumipati with Bhumi, Pururavas with Urvasi, Richika with Satyavati, Manu with Saraswati, Dushyanta with Sakuntala, the eternal Dharma with Dhriti, Nala with Damayanti, Narada, with Satyavati, Jaratkaru with Jaratkaru, Pulastya with Pratichya, Urnayus with Menaka, Tumvuru with Rambha, Vasuki with Satasirsha, Dhananjaya with Kamari, Rama with the princess of Videha Sita, or Janardana with Rukmini.
Mbh.5.119.5321 In days of yore, Richika sought at Kanyakuyja Gadhi's daughter, Satyavati, for making her his wife'
Mbh.5.119.5323 Thus requested, Richika said, So be it.
Mbh.5.188.8445 Hearing these words of his, O king, those ascetics with Richika at their head, coming to me with Narada in their company, told me, O sire, desist from battle!
Mbh.12.49.2569 The puissant Gadhi gave her for wife unto Richika, a descendant of Bhrigu.
Mbh.12.49.2572 Calling his wife, Richika of Bhrigu's race said, This portion of the sanctified food should be taken by thee, and this other portion by thy mother.
Mbh.12.49.2576 Having said these words unto his wife, the blessed Richika of Bhrigu's race, setting his heart on penances, proceeded to the woods.
Mbh.12.49.2577 About this time, king Gadhi, resolved upon a pilgrimage to the holy waters, arrived with his queen at the retreat, of Richika.
Mbh.12.49.2588 Richika said, This was not intended by me, O blessed lady, in respect of thee.
Mbh.12.49.2592 Richika said, Never was falsehood spoken by me before, O blessed lady, even in jest.
Mbh.12.49.2599 Richika said, O thou of the fairest complexion, there is no distinction, I conceive, between a son and a grandson.
Mbh.12.49.2604 Richika thus begot Jamadagni, that ocean of penances.
Mbh.12.207.12592 Atreya, and Vasishtha, and the great Rishi Kasyapa, and Gautama, Bharadwaja, and Viswamitra, the son of Kusika, and the illustrious son of the high-souled Richika, viz, Jamadagni, these seven live in the north.
Mbh.12.233.14493 The king of the Salwas, known by the name of Dyutimat, possessed of great prowess, gave unto Richika his entire kingdom and ascended to heaven.
Mbh.13.3.254 Sunasepha of austere penances, the son of Richika, having been sought to be slain as an animal in the great sacrifice of Amvarisha, obtained his deliverance through Viswamitra.
Mbh.13.4.282 The illustrious son of Chyavana, celebrated by the name of Richika, of the race of Bhrigu, endued with austere penances, sought the hand of this lady.
Mbh.13.4.283 Gadhi, the destroyer of his enemies, thinking him to be poor, did not bestow her in marriage upon the high-souled Richika.
Mbh.13.4.285 Richika said, What dower, O king, shall I offer thee for the hand of thy daughter?
Mbh.13.4.292 As soon as Richika thought of them, there arose from the waters of Ganga thousand high-mettled horses, as lustrous in complexion as the moon.
Mbh.13.4.294 Then Richika, that best of ascetics, pleased in mind, gave those thousand excellent horses unto Gadhi as the marriage-dower.
Mbh.13.4.302 Then, O king, returning quickly to her husband Richika, the princess related to him all that had been desired by her mother.
Mbh.13.4.303 Richika said, By my favour, O blessed one, she will soon give birth to a son possessed of every virtue.
Mbh.13.4.309 At this, Satyavati, delighted at heart, told her mother all that had been said by Richika as also of the two balls of charu.
Mbh.13.4.314 The glorious Richika too must have acted from a similar motive in this matter, as will appear in the end.
Mbh.13.4.332 O king Yudhishthira, the highly austere and devout Viswamitra, although a Kshatriya by descent, became a Brahmana for Richika having placed the energy of supreme Brahma in the charu, O foremost prince of Bharata's race, I have now related to you, with all details, the story of the birth of Viswamitra who was possessed of energy of the sun, the moon, and the fire-god.
Mbh.13.52.5269 Why did the grandson of Richika instead of his son become a Kshatriya in conduct?
Mbh.13.56.5613 He will have a son of the name of Richika.
Mbh.13.56.5622 The illustrious Richika will grant this son to thy race, this Kshatriya that will be endued with high penances.
Mbh.13.137.11359 The Salwa prince Dyutimat of great splendour attained to the highest regions by giving his kingdom to Richika.
Mbh.13.150.12696 Approved of by the son of Bharadwaja, these Mantras were attained by the sons of Richika.
Mbh.13.165.13705 They are Atri, Vasishtha, Saktri, Parasara's son Vyasa of great energy; Viswamitra, Bharadwaja, Jamadagni, the son of Richika, Rama, Auddalaka, Swetaketu, Kohala, Vipula, Devala, Devasarman, Dhaumya, Hastikasyapa, Lomasa, Nachiketa, Lomaharsana, Ugrasravas, and Bhrigu's son Chyavana.
Mbh.14.29.1174 In this way, O blessed dame, his grandsires, headed by Richika, addressed that high-souled one, saying.
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Reference:- Mahabharata of Krishna Dwaipayana Vyasa, translated to English by Kisari Mohan Ganguli; Source of Plain Text: www.sacred-texts.com; Wikified at AncientVoice.

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