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1a) Haihaya (हैहय).—One of the three sons of Śatajit (Sataji, Matsya-purāṇa) and father of Dharma. (Dharmanetra, Matsya-purāṇa). (Dharmatantra, Vāyu-purāṇa).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 21, 22; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 69. 4. Matsya-purāṇa 43. 8-9; Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 4; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 11. 7-8.

1b) (Arjuna s.v.); lost his kingdom through pride of power.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 73. 20.

1c) Attained yoga through the grace of Datta; were defeated by Sagara and destroyed by Paraśurāma;1 their king was Kārtavīrya and then his grandson Tālajangha. Five groups among them are distinguished; Vītihotras, Bhojas, Avantis, Tuṇḍikaras and Tālajanghas;2 24 kings contemporaneous with ten Śiśunāgas;3 28 in number;4 Tālajanghas of whom five clans are distinguished; these are Vītihotras, Śaryātas, Bhojas, Avantis and Kuṇḍikeras;5 country of, watered by Nalinī.6

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 7. 4; IX. 8. 5; 15. 14.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 48. 13 and 22; 63. 120; 69. 52.
  • 3) Ib. III. 74. 136.
  • 4) Matsya-purāṇa 272. 15.
  • 5) Ib. 43. 48.
  • 6) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 18. 59.

1d) 100 kings after the Prativindhyas:*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 261-71; Vāyu-purāṇa 32. 50.

1e) A tribe;1 defeated Bāhu.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 122; 99. 323.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 3. 26, 40-1.
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