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Created by Jijith Nadumuri at 22 Jul 2011 11:09 and updated at 22 Jul 2011 11:09




Descendants of Anu. Countries and towns named after some of them, as Anga, Banga, and others.

Anu 1, the fourth son of Yayati, had three sons, Sabhanara, Chakshusha, and Paramekshu 2. The son of the first was Kalanara 3; his son was srinjaya; his son was Puranjaya; his son was Janamejaya; his son was Mahamani 4; his son was Mahamanas, who had two sons, Usinara and Titikshu. Usinara had five sons, sivi, Trina 5, Gara 6, Krimi, Darvan 7. sivi had four sons, Vrishadarbha, Suvira, Kaikeya, and Madra 8. Titikshu had one son, Ushadratha 9; his son was Hema 10; his son was Sutapas; his son was Bali, on whose wife five sons were begotten by Dirghatamas, or Anga, Banga, Kalinga, Suhma, and Pundra 11; and their descendants, and the five countries they inhabited, were known by the same names 12.

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The son of Anga was Para 13; his son was Divaratha; his son was Dharmaratha 14; his son was Chitraratha; his son was Romapada 15, also called Dasaratha, to whom, being childless, Dasaratha, the son of Aja, gave his daughter santa to be adopted 16. After this, Romapada had a son named Chaturanga; his son was Prithulaksha; his son was Champa, who founded the city of Champa 17. The son of Champa was Haryyanga; his son was Bhadraratha, who had two sons, Vrihatkarman and Vrihadratha. The son of the first was Vrihadbhanu 18; his son was Vrihanmanas; his son was Jayadratha, who, by a wife who was the daughter of a Kshatriya father and Brahmani mother, had a son named Vijaya 19;

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his son was Dhriti; his son was Dhritavrata; his son was Satyakarman; his son was Adhiratha 20, who found Karna in a basket on the banks of the Ganges, where he had been exposed by his mother, Pritha. The son of Karna was Vrishasena 21. These were the Anga kings. You shall next hear who were the descendants of Puru.

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