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खट्वाङ्ग

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खट्वा°ङ्ग  mn. mn. (°वा-ङ्) ‘a club shaped like the foot of a bedstead’ i.e. a club or staff with a skull at the top (considered as the weapon of शिव and carried by ascetics and योगिन्s), [Gaut.]; [VarBṛS.]; [Mālatīm. v, 4]; [Kathās.]
खट्वा—°ङ्ग  m. m. the back-bone, [Gal.]
N. of a plant, ib.
wood from a funeral pile, [W.]
खट्वाङ्गद   N. of a king of the solar line, [MBh. i, 2109]; [VP.] (v.l.), [BhP. ii]
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(= दिलीप), [Hariv. 808] and, [BhP. ix]
N. of an attendant in the retinue of देवी

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
खट्वाङ्ग  m.  (-ङ्गः) A king of the solar line.
 n.  (-ङ्गं)
1. Part of a bed.
2. A. club or staff with a skull at the top of it, considered as a weapon of Siva, and carried by penitents and Yogis.
3. Wood from a fun- eral pile.
E. खट्वा a cot, and अङ्ग body or form.

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KHAṬVĀṄGA   
1) General Information.
A King of the Ikṣvāku dynasty, known by the name Dilīpa also. Bhāgavata Skandha 9, states that Khaṭvāṅga was the son of the grandson of Kalmāṣapāda. Aśmaka was the son of Kalmāṣapāda, Mūlaka the son of Aśmaka and Khaṭvāṅga the son of Mūlaka. Khaṭvāṅga who was a royal hermit once pleased God and understood how long he would live. From that day onwards he left all the work of administration in the hands of ministers and spent the remaining days in devotion and meditation. [Bhāgavata, Skandha 2].
2) Particular details.
In [Mahābhārata] it is mentioned that Khaṭvāṅga was the son of the woman called Ilibilā and that he had the name Dilīpa also. Khaṭvāṅga was one of the sixteen famous Kings of Bhārata. The sixteen Kings were Marutta, Suhotra, Paurava, Śibi, Śrī Rāma, Bhagīratha, Khaṭvāṅga, (Dilīpa) Māndhātā, Yayāti, Ambarīṣa, Śaśabindu, Gaya, Rantideva, Bharata, Pṛthu and Paraśurāma. Khaṭvāṅga performed one hundred sacrifices. At the time of sacrifice he made golden roads. Even Indra came to the sacrifice. The Devas blessed Khaṭvāṅga on that day. See under Dilīpa. [M.B. Droṇa Parva, Chapter 61].

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