Ashvatara

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Ashvatara (अश्वतर) was a Nagavanshi King mentioned in Mahabharata .

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Mention by Panini

Ashvatara (अश्वतर) is a term mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [1]

History

In Mahabharata

Mahabharata mentions Ashvatara (अश्वतर) in verses (N) (I.31.10), (I.35),(II.9.9),(V.103.9), (V.101.9)/(V.103),


Udyoga Parva/Mahabharata Book V Chapter 101 mentions that the foremost of cities Bhogavati resembles the Amaravati. It is ruled over by Vasuki, the king of the Nagas.....Ashvatara is listed in verse (V.101.9) [2]

Names of famous Nagas....Vasuki, Takshaka, Karkotaka, Dhananjaya, Kaliya, Nahusha, Kambala , Ashwatara, (Mahabharata:V.101.9)

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