Hridika

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Ancestry of Hridika as per Bhagavata Purana

Hridika (हृदीक) (Hradika) was a Yaduvanshi King in the lineage of Yadu,mentioned in Mahabharata.

There are two Hridika Kings in this ancestry:

Jat Gotras from Hridika

  • Hudah (हुदाह) gotra of Jats are descendants of Raja Hridika (हृदीक) [2]

In Mahabharata

Hardikya (हार्दिक्य) (son of Hridika) is mentioned in (I.61.15), (1.67),(I.177.17), (1.188),(I.221.11), (I.221),


Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 61 mentions Genealogy of the Danavas, Asuras etc. Hardikya is mentioned in verse (I.61.15)...."That great Asura who was known as Ashwa became on earth the monarch Ashoka of exceeding energy and invincible in battle. [3] The younger brother of Ashwa who was known as Ashwapati, a son of Diti, became on earth the mighty monarch Hardikya (I.61.15). 15 [4]

External links

References

  1. The Jats:Their Origin, Antiquity and Migrations/Appendices/Appendix No.1
  2. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihas (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998 p. 286
  3. यस तव अश्व इति विख्यातः शरीमान आसीन महासुरः, अशॊकॊ नाम राजासीन महावीर्यपराक्रमः (I.61.14)
  4. तस्माद अवरजॊ यस तु राजन्न अश्वपतिः समृतः, दैतेयः सॊ ऽभवद राजा हार्दिक्यॊ मनुजर्षभः (I.61.15)

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