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Takshaka was one of the Nagas mentioned in the epic Mahābhārata. He lived in a city named Takshasila, which was the new territory of Takshaka after his race was banished by Pandavas led by Arjuna from the Khandava Forest and Kurukshetra, where they built their new kingdom.
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A Sourcebook by Edwin F. Bryant
Takshaka is a prominent naga, ...
by John Dowson
TAKSHA, TAKSHAKA. Son of Bharata, and nephew of Rāma-chandra. The sovereign of Gandhāra, who resided at and ...
by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner
Takshaka, Vaisravana. Kuvera, known as the chief of evil beings during the Vedic period was elevated tothepositionof godofwealth ...
A classical dictionary of India illustrative of the mythology, philosophy, literature [&c.] of the Hindus. [With] (1873)
by John Garrett (director of public instruction in Mysore.)
Takshaka— The younger brother of the Adityas, and ruler of snakes. — Wilson, Works, XI, 219. Tandu — One of Siva's attendants whom the god instructed in a new style of dancing, hence termed Tandava, and which is reckoned one of the ...
by Benjamin Clough
©«b«o, Takshaka, s. carpenter, [Colloq. ©§Sj \Eadvwa\. ©«»< tfS, Takshana, s. chipper, peeler; carpenter; name of Viswakarma the architect of ...
by William Reeve (of the London missionary soc.)
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