Mritapa

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Mritapa (मृतप) is name of a people mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi and in Mahabharata.

Mention by Panini

Mritapa (मृतप) is mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi. [1]

Jat clans

History

In Mahabharata

Mritapa (मृतप) is mentioned in Mahabharata (I.61.31), (1.67),


Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Book I Chapter 61 gives genealogy of the Danavas, Asuras, Kauravas, Pandavas, Gandharvas, Apsaras, Rakshasas. Mritapa (मृतप) is mentioned in Mahabharata verse (I.61.31). [2].... That best of Asuras who was known as Mritapa became on earth, the monarch, Pashchimanupaka.

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References

  1. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.78
  2. 31 मृतपा इति विख्यातॊ य आसीद असुरॊत्तमः, पश्चिमानूपकं विद्धि तं नृपं नृपसत्तम (I.61.31)