Puranic encyclopaedia

by Vettam Mani | 1975 | 609,556 words | ISBN-10: 0842608222

This page describes the Story of Aja included the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani that was translated into English in 1975. The Puranas have for centuries profoundly influenced Indian life and Culture and are defined by their characteristic features (panca-lakshana, literally, ‘the five characteristics of a Purana’).

Story of Aja

A king of the Solar dynasty.

Genealogy.

From Viṣṇu were descended in order: Brahmā, Marīci-Kaśyapa-Vivasvān-Vaivasvata-Ikṣvāku-Vikukṣi-Saśāda-Purañjaya-Kukutstha-Anenas-Pṛthulāśvā-Prasenajit-Yuvanāśva-Mandhātā-Purukutsa-Trasadasyu-Anaraṇya-Aryaśva-Vasumanas-Sudhanvā-Traiyāruṇa-Satyavrata-Triśaṅku-Hariścandra-Rohitāśva-Harita-Cuñcu-Sudeva-Bharuka-Bāhuka-Sagara-Asamañjas-Aṃśumān-Dilīpa-Bhagīratha-Śrutanābha-Sindhudvīpa-Ayutāyus-Ṛtuparṇa-Sarvakāma-Sudāsana-Mitrasakha-Kalmāṣapāda-Aśmaka-Mūlaka-Dilīpa-Dīrghabāhu-Raghu-Aja-Aja’s son Daśaratha-Daśaratha’s son, Śrī Rāma.

Mahābhārata, Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 115, Verse 75 says that Aja never used to take meat.

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