Shankukarna

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Shankukarna (शङ्कुकर्ण) was a Nagavanshi mahapurusha.

Jat gotras originated from Shankukarna

History

Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 57 tells Names of all those Nagas that fell into the fire of the snake-sacrifice. Shankukarna is mentioned in shloka 14 as Nagas of race of Dhritarashtra.

शङ्कुकर्णः पिङ्गलकः कुठार मुखमेचकौ
पूर्णाङ्गदः पूर्णमुखः परहसः शकुनिर दरिः Mahabharata: (I.5.14)

The Mahabharata Book 9: Chapter 44 Shalya Parva Kisari Mohan Ganguli, tr. 1883-1896 mentions about the warriors who came to the ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo. Shankukarna (शङ्कुकर्ण) has been mentioned in shlokas 47 and 52 as under:

उन्मादं पुष्पदन्तंशङ्कुकर्णं तदैव च
परथथाव अग्निपुत्राय पार्वती शुभदर्शना ।। 47 ।।
unmādaṃ puṣpadantaṃ ca śaṅkukarṇaṃ tathaiva ca
pradadāv agniputrāya pārvatī śubhadarśanā ।। 47 ।।
शङ्कुकर्णॊ निकुम्भशपद्मः कुमुद एव च
अनन्तॊ द्वादश भुजस तदा कृष्णॊपकृष्णकौ ।। 52 ।।
śaṅkukarṇo nikumbhaś ca padmaḥ kumuda eva ca
ananto dvādaśa bhujas tathā kṛṣṇopakṛṣṇakau ।। 52 ।।

Reference

  1. Dr Mahendra Singh Arya, Dharmpal Singh Dudee, Kishan Singh Faujdar & Vijendra Singh Narwar: Ādhunik Jat Itihas (The modern history of Jats), Agra 1998, p.284

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