Yayati

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  • Yayati — ( sa. ययाति) was a Puranic king and the son of king Nahusha. He was a great scholar of Vedas. He had five brothers, Yati, Samyati, Ayati, Viyati and Kriti. He had two wives, Devyani and Sharmishtha. Devyani was the daughter of Shukracharya, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Yayāti — Iaiati es un rey puránico de la raza lunar. Su leyenda se cuenta en varios textos sánscritos, entre ellos el Majábharata (capítulo Adiparva, 71 80). yayāti, en el sistema IAST de transliteración del idioma sánscrito. ययाति, en escritura… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Devayani and Yayati —    Devayani and Yayati are the romantic protagonists in an old and popular myth, which also con siders them to be ancestors of KRISHNA. Devayani, daughter of the famous rishi Ushanas Kavya, was swimming in a pond with Sharmishtha, the daughter of …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • sarmishṭhā-yayāti — सर्मिष्ठाययाति …   Indonesian dictionary

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  • Devayani — For the Tamil actress, see Devayani (actress). In Hindu mythology, Devayani (Sanskrit: देवयानी, Devayānī) was the daughter of Shukracharya and his wife Jayanti, daughter of Indra.[1] In her early life, she was rejected by Kacha, the son of… …   Wikipedia

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