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The house of lac, The palace made out of lac at Benares where Pandavas along with Kunti were kept with a sense of banishment.


Younger stepbrother of Rama and son of Sumitra and King Dasaratha. Duryodhana's gallant young son also bore this name.


Goddess of prosperity, wealth and good fortune. She is the consort of Vishnu.


Son of Chand Sadagar who weds Behula. He was slain by Kal-nagini but restored to life by Mansa.


An island city, generally identified with Ceylon , the home of Ravana.


Kusa and Lava were sons of Rama and Sita.


A brahmana sage who advised the Pandavas when they where in forest. He told them that those unable to bear the hardships of exile were free to go to the court of Dhritarashtra or Drupada, King of Panchala. He accompanied Yudhishthira on his wanderings.


Daughter of the King of Vidarbha who married sage Agastya.

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