Suyajna

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Suyajna (सुयज्ञ) was a king of the Usinaras mentioned in Mahabharata. Suyajna (सुयज्ञ) is a place name mentioned by Panini. Suyajna (सुयज्ञा) was the daughter of Prasenajit and married Mahabhauma.

Mention by Panini

Suyajna (सुयज्ञ) is a place name mentioned by Panini under Arihanadi (अरीहणादि) (4.2.80.1) group. [1]

History

In Mahabharata

Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Book I Chapter 90 provides History and family tree of Puru, Bharatas and Pandavas commencing from Daksha. Suyajna (सुयज्ञ) is mentioned in verse (I.90.19).[2]...Mahabhauma married Suyajna, the daughter of Prasenajit.

Bala Kanda Sarga 7 of Ramayana mentions the Ministers of King Dasaratha. Suyajna (सुयज्ञ) is mentioned in verse (I.7.5).[3]

References

  1. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.501
  2. महाभौमः खलु प्रासेनजितीम उपयेमे सुयज्ञां नाम (I.90.19)
  3. सुयज्ञो अपि अथ जाबालिः काशय्पो अपि अथ गौतमः । मार्कण्डेयः तु दीर्घायुः तथा कात्यायनो द्विजः ॥१-७-५॥