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1a) Caitraratha (चैत्ररथ).—A pleasure garden of Devas and Indra to which went Kardama and Devahūti.1 In the Candraprabha hill. Here Urvaśī met Aīla.2 In the Mandara hill;3 in the east4 of Ilāvṛta.

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa III. 23. 40; V. 16. 14; IX. 14. 24; Matsya-purāṇa 27. 4; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 6. 48.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 18. 7; III. 7. 102; 66. 6.
  • 3) Matsya-purāṇa 83. 31; 121. 8; 131. 48.
  • 4) Vāyu-purāṇa 36. 11; 42. 15; 47. 6; 69. 137; 91. 6. Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 2. 25.

1b) Acted as calf when the Gandharvas and Apsaras milked the earth.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 10. 24.

1c) A tīrtha sacred to Madotkaṭa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 28.
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