Bhanga

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Bhanga (भंग) was a Nagavanshi King of the period of Mahabharata.

Jat Gotras

Jat Gotras from Bhanga are:

Bhamu (भामू) Bhambhoo (भाम्भू) Bhambu (भाम्बु) Bhambhu (भाम्बू) Bhabhu (भाभू) Bambhu Bhanmu (भांमू) Bhanmu (भानमू) Bhanbhu (भानभू) gotra of Jats are descendants of Nagavanshi King Bhanga (भंग) .[1]

Mention by Panini

Bhanga (भंगा) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [2]

In Mahabharata

Bhangakara (भङ्गकार) is mentioned in Mahabharata (I.221.11), (I.221),


Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Book I Chapter 52 mentions the names of all those Nagas that fell into the fire of the snake-sacrifice. Bhanga is included in the list of Nagas of the race of Takshaka. Bhanga is listed in verse (I.52.8). [3]


Adi Parva Mahabharata Book 1 Chapter 211 mentions about beginning on Raivataka mountain, a grand festival of the Vrishnis and the Andhakas. (I.211.11) mentions Bhangakara among them in verse (I.211.11). [4]

References

  1. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, etc,: Ādhunik Jat Itihas, Agra 1998, p. 273
  2. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p. 208, 245
  3. उच्छिखः सुरसॊ भङ्गॊ बलहेडॊ विरॊहणः, शिली शल करॊ मूकः सुकुमारः परवेपनः (I.52.8)
  4. सत्यकः सात्यकिश चैव भङ्गकारसहाचरौ, हार्थिक्यः कृतवर्मा च ये चान्ये नानुकीर्तिताः Mahabharata (I.211.11)

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