Dhruvaka

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Dhruvaka (ध्रुवका) is name of a place mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. Also mentioned in Mahabharata.

Mention by Panini

Dhruvaka (ध्रुवका) is name of a place mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi under Prekshadi (प्रेक्षादि) (4.2.80.1) group. [1]

History

In Mahabharata

Shalya Parva, Mahabharata/Book IX Chapter 44 mentions the ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo, the diverse gods, various clans who joined it. Dhruvaka (ध्रुवक) is mentioned in verse (IX.44.60).[2]

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References

  1. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.505
  2. 60 परियकश चैव नन्दश च गॊनन्दश च परतापवान, आनन्दश च परमॊदश च सवस्तिकॊ ध्रुवकस तदा (IX.44.60)