Kambala

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Kambala (कम्बल) was a great Nagavanshi king, mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. Also mentioned in Mahabharata.

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Jat Gotras

Mention by Panini

Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [1]


Kāmbala (कांबल) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [2]


Kambalya (कम्बल्य) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [3]


Kambalya (कम्बल्या) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [4]


Dvi-kambalya (द्वि-कंबल्या) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [5]


Trikambalya (त्रिकम्बल्या) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [6]

History

In Mahabharata

Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned in Mahabharata (I.31.10), (I.35), (II.9.9),(II.47.3), (III.83.72), (V.101.9)/(V.103),

Kambala (कम्बल) (Tirtha) (III.83.72)


Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Book I Chapter 31 mentions Names of Chief Nagas. Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned in Mahabharata verse (I.31.10).[7]


Sabha Parva, Mahabharata/Book II Chapter 9 mentions the Kings who attended Sabha of Varuna. Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned in Mahabharata verse (II.9.9). [8]


Sabha Parva, Mahabharata/Book II Chapter 47 mentions the Kings who brought tributes to Yudhishthira: Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned in Mahabharata verse (II.47.3). ?


Vana Parva, Mahabharata/Book III Chapter 83 mentions names of Pilgrims. Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned in Mahabharata verse (III.83.72).[9]


Udyoga Parva/Mahabharata Book V Chapter 101 describes Bhogavati city and innumerable Nagas dwelling there. Kambala (कम्बल) is mentioned in Mahabharata verse (V.101.9).[10]....Vasuki, Takshaka, Karkotaka, Dhananjaya, Kaliya, Nahusha, Kambala , Ashwatara, (Mahabharata:V.101.9)

References

  1. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.128
  2. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.150
  3. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.128, 232, 249
  4. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.128
  5. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.249
  6. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.249
  7. कम्बलाश्वतरौ चापि नागः कालीयकस तथा, वृत्तसंवर्तकौ नागौ दवौ च पद्माव इति श्रुतौ (I.31.10)
  8. कम्बलाश्वतरौ नागौ धृतराष्ट्र बलाहकौ, मणिमान कुण्डलधरः कर्कॊटक धनंजयौ (II.9.9)
  9. परयागं स परतिष्ठानं कम्बलाश्वतरौ तथा, तीर्थं भॊगवती चैव वेदी परॊक्ता परजापतेः (III.83.72)
  10. वासुकिस तक्षकश चैव कर्कॊटक धनंजयौ, कालीयॊ नहुषश चैव कम्बलाश्वतराव उभौ (V.101.9)

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