Ketuvarman, aka: Ketu-varman; 1 Definition(s)


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ketuvarman (केतुवर्मन्).—A prince of the country of Trigarta. He was the youngest brother of Sūryavarmā, the King of Trigarta. When Arjuna led the sacrificial horse of the horse-sacrifice of the Pāṇḍavas, Ketuvarman accompanied Arjuna as a helper. (Mahābhārata Aśvamedha Parva, Chapter 74).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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