Aksha (अक्ष) was one of the combatants who attended the Ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo. Akshas also considered as descendants of rishi Agastya. Aksha (460 BC-400 BC) was king of Kashmir.
Mention by Panini
Jat Gotras from Aksha
Shalya Parva, Mahabharata/Book IX Chapter 44 mentions The ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo. Aksha is in Shloka 53.
- थरॊण शरवाः कपिस्कन्धः काञ्चनाक्षॊ जलं धमः
- अक्षसंतर्जनॊ राजन कुनदीकस तमॊ ऽभरकृत |53 |
- "Then a host of heroic rakshasas, led by Prince Aksha, proceeded against Hanuman and met their death".
- Rajatarangini of Kalhana:Kings of Kashmira/List of Kings,p.xx
- V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p. 149, 162, 246, 252
- Rajatarangini of Kalhana:Kings of Kashmira/Book I,p.22
- Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihas (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998 p. 220
- Myths and Legends of the Hindus & Buddhists, page 71
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