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क्राथ - krāthḥ, krātha(m), krātha

See also:  क्राथ II. , क्राथ III.

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KRĀTHA I   A f mous King in Ancient India. The following details about this King are found found in the Mahābhārata.
(1) He was the rebirth of an Asura called Rāhu, the son of Siṁhikā. [M.B. Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Stanza 40].
(2) Krātha attended the Svayaṁvara (marriage) of Draupadī. [M.B. Ādi Parva, Chapter 186, Stanza 15].
(3) Śrī Kṛṣṇa defeated Krātha at the city of Jāruthi. [M.B. Vana Parva, Chapter 12, Stanza 30].
(4) In the battle of Bhārata this King attacked Abhimanyu. [M.B. Droṇa Parva, Chapter 46, Stanza 26].
(5) In the battle of Bhārata Krātha killed the prince of Kaliṅga, and a King from the mountain killed Krātha. [M.B. Karṇa Parva, Chapter 85, Stanza 15].
KRĀTHA II   A King of the Puru dynasty. [M.B. Ādi Parva Chapter 94, Stanza 58].
KRĀTHA III   A captain of the army of monkeys. [M.B. Vana Parva, Chapter 283, Stanza 19].
KRĀTHA IV   A warrior of Skanda. [M.B. Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 70].
KRĀTHA V   A famous serpent. At the time of the death of Balabhadra this serpent came there to lead his soul to Pātāla (nether world). [M.B. Mausala Parva, Chapter 4, Stanza 16].
KRĀTHA(M)   An ancient country in India. It is mentioned in [Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 21] that Bhīṣmaka the King of Vidarbha had conquered this country.
n.  (सो. कुरु.) धृतराष्ट्रपुत्र । इसे भीमसेन ने युद्ध में मारा [म.स.३५.१५]
क्राथः [krāthḥ]   Killing, murder.
क्राथ  m. m. (√ क्रथ्), killing, murder, [L.]
patr.fr.क्रथ, [Hariv.]
N. of a prince, [MBh. i, 2676; iii, 489]
of a son of धृत-राष्ट्र, i, 3747
of an attendant in स्कन्द's retinue, ix, 2572
of a नाग, xvi, 120
of a monkey, iii, 16287.

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