Virohana

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Virohana (विरोहण) was a Nagavanshi chief of the race of Takshaka.[1]

Jat Gotras from Virohana

Bohra (बोहरा) - Bauhra (बौहरा) Vohra (वोहरा) gotra Jats found in Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are descendants of ancestral mahapurusha Virohana (विरोहण). [2]

In Mahabharata

Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 57 mentions in shloka 8 the names of the Nagavanshi chiefs, Virohana is from the race of Takshaka.

उच्छिखः सुरसॊ दरङ्गॊ बलहेडॊ विरॊहणः
शिली शल करॊ मूकः सुकुमारः परवेपनः Mahabharata (1.57.8)

References

  1. Adi Parva, Mahabharata/Mahabharata Book I Chapter 57
  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. 269

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