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TAADAKAA - Yaksh, Daughter of Suketu Yaksh
Married to - Sund (Son of Jambhaasur)
Children - 2 sons - Subaahu, Maareech
--[Padm Puraan, 5/40] says that Subaahu was Maareech's brother.
--According to Valmiki Ramayan, 1/24 she was the wife of Sund. And Valmiki Ramayan, 1/25 she had the strength of 1,000 elephants. Normally Yaksh are not so powerful, but she had this strength through a Var. First Suketu was childless, so he did severe Tap to get a child. Pleased with him Brahmaa Jee gave him a daughter with 1,000 elephants' strength. He did not give him a son. When she grew up, her father married her to Jambhaasur's son Sund. Later she gave birth to a son named Mareech who became a Raakshas because of a Shaap. When Sund was killed by Agastya Muni' Shaap, Taadakaa, along with her son Maareech, started eliminating Muni. Seeing this Agastya Jee first cursed Maareech to be Raakshas and then to Taadakaa to be a monster-like and a man-eater. So because being angry with Agastya Muni she started troubling the people in that area in which Muni Agastya was living. She was killed by Raam when He was taken by Vishwaamitra to protect his Yagya at the age of only 16.

TAALJANGH - Daitya, Descendent of Brahmaa
Married to - nnn
Children - 1 son - Mur
--Mur lived in Chandraavatee city.
--[Aangiras, p 160] He was a cruel king of Saptsindhu, belonging to Haihaya Dynasty. Haiahaya people were killed by Parashuraam.

TAALJANGH  -  Son of Jayadhwaj, Grandson of Sahastrabaahu
Married to - nnn
Children - 100 sons
--His all sons were called Taaljangh. They were killed by Raajaa Sagar by the power of Maharshi Aurv.

TAAPTEE      see     TAPATEE

TAAR - Vaanar
Married to - nnn
Children - 1 daughter - Roomaa (Married to Sugreev)

TAARAA - Vaanar, Daughter of Sushen
Married to - Baali (Son of Riksh Raaj, and Son of Indra too)
Children - 1 son - Angad (Vaanar)
--It is said that Taaraa was born from Samudra at the time of Saagar Manthan, although it is not mentioned in Bhaagvat Puraan, Vishnu Puran etc. When she was born, seeing her and knowing her as the daughter of Brihaspati, Baali and Sushen held her by her hands. Baali held her by her right hand and Sushen held her by her left hand. Both wanted to marry her. Then elderly Devtaa intervened and decided that who had held her by her right hand will be her husband and who held her by her left hand will be her father. Thus Baali became her husband, and Sushen became her father.

Married to - Brihaspati
Children - 1 son - Budh (from Chandramaa)

TAARAK - Vaanar, Son of Brihaspati
--Helped Raam in His army in Raam-Raavan war.


TAARAKAAKSHYA - Raakshas, Son of Taarakaasur
--He, including his two brothers Kamalaaksh and Vidyunmaalee, had three cities (of silver, gold, and iron respectively) in Heavens. Shiv killed all of them and destroyed their three cities at a particular time. That is why Shiv is known as Tripuraaree.
--According to [Padm Puraan, 4/7] Vidyunmaalee was killed by Shatrughn when they were wandering with Raam's Ashwamedh Yagya horse.

TAARAKAASUR - Daitya, Son of Vajraang (Son of Kashyap and Diti) and Varaangee
Married to - nnn
Children - 3 sons - Kamalaaksh, Taarkaakshya and Vidyunmaalee (Shiv Puraan gives the first name as Veeryavaan)
--Taarakaasur became the ruler of Shonitpur. Taarakaasur wanted to rule Devtaa so he did severe Tap and pleased Brahmaa Jee. He asked him that he should be immortal, but Brahmaa Jee said - "Who has been born, he will have to die. You may ask your death by something you don't fear." Thinking something he asked him his death by the hands of a 6-day old son of Shiv Jee. He thought he could handle him.
--When his tyranny increased, Devtaa went to Brahmaa Jee for relief. Brahmaa Jee said - "He cannot be killed by anybody except Shiv and Paarvatee's son." So Satee took birth as Paarvatee, Paarvatee did Tapasyaa to get Shiv Jee, Indra sent Kaam Dev to incline him to marry Paarvatee, Shiv burnt Kaam Dev, Shiv got pleased with Paarvatee's Tap and married her. Later they had a child Kaartikeya who when he was 6-days old, killed Taarakaasur.
--His three sons were later killed by Shiv. According to [Padm Puraan, 4/7] Vidynmaalee was Raavan's friend and was killed by Shatrughn when they were wandering with Raam's Ashwamedh Yagya horse.

Married to - nnn
Children - 1 son - Garud
--Taarkshya is the name of a being in Rig Ved described as a horse "with intact wheel-rims" [Rig Ved, 1-89-6; 10-178-1]; but alternatively taken as a bird [Rig Ved, 5-51], later identified with Garud [MBH, Harivansh] or Garud's father [Bhaagvat Puraan, 10/9] or [Bhaagvat Puraan, 6/2 and Bhaagvat Puraan, 6/21] counted among the offspring of Kashyap Jee in MBH, 1-2548, 4830, 12468.
--Otherwise everybody knows that Garud Jee was the son of Kashyap Jee and Vinataa; and Arun was his brother.

TAKSHAK - Prince, Son of Bharat and Maandavee
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn

TAKSHAK - Naag, Son of Kashyap and Kadroo (1 of the 13 wives of Kashyap and the Daughter of Daksh)
--Shringee Rishi gave Shaap to Pareekshit that Takshak Naag will bite him on the 7th day from that day. He gave this Shaap to him because Pareekshit put a dead snake in his father's neck when Pareekshit went there to ask for some water and Maharshi did not know that the king was there. He was in meditation.
--Because of this incident Pareekshit's son Janamejaya did a Sarp Yagya, in which he called all snakes to burn, so that he could take revenge from Takshak of killing of his father. Takshak coiled around Indra's throne to save himself, but because of the effect of Mantra, Indra's throne also started falling in that Yagya. Then Aasteek Muni came and stopped that Yagya.

TALAASUR - Daitya, King of Ramanak
--He was won by Ganesh Jee, because he asked the Var from Brahmaa Jee that he should be killed only by an elephant, so as he saw Ganesh Jee coming to him, he remembered that according to the Var of Brahmaa Jee he could be killed only by elephant. He immediately prayed Ganesh Jee. Ganesh Jee is very kind, he said - "You have misbehaved with Devtaa, if you promise me not to misbehave with anybody, I can pardon you." Talaasur agreed and Ganesh Jee pardoned him.

--Tandu was one of Shiv's attendants. He was skilled in music, and invented the dance called Taandav.

TAPATEE - Daughter of Soorya and Chhaayaa
Married to - Samvaran (Bharat ->Bhumanyu ->Suhotra ->Ajmeedh ->Riksh ->Samvaran)
Children - 1 son - Kuru (who inhabited Kurukshetra)
--Soorya had two wives - Sangyaa and Chhaayaa. From Sangyaa he had three children - 2 sons Vaivaswat Manu, and a twin brother of Yamunaa - Yam and 1 twin daughter Yamunaa. From Chhaayaa he had 2 sons (Saavarni Manu and Shani) and 2 daughters (Taaptee and Vishti).
--She had two brothers - Shanishchar and Saavarni (Manu of eighth Manvantar). She had one step brother Yam and one step sister Yamunaa. Once she had an argument with Yamunaa and both gave Shaap to each other and both became rivers - Tapatee (Tapatee is today known as Taaptee) and Yamunaa.
--This Kuru's descendents were the Paandav and Kaurav.

--Name of an Apsaraa. She was originally a Braahman female, but for the offence of bathing at an improper time she was condemned to be born as an Apsaraa, She was called upon for the mutual destruction of the two demons Sund and Upasund.

--They were from Trigart Desh. That is why they were called Trigart Brothers. They were five like Paandav - Satyarath, Satyavarmaa, Satyavrat, Satyeshu, and Satyakarm.
--All five are said to take oath to kill Arjun or to be killed by him in Mahaabhaarat war. [MBH, Drone Parv, 17]
--They were 50 in number. [MBH, Drone Parv, 140]    

TRIJATAA - Raakshas woman
--An elderly Raakshas woman who loved Seetaa very much. She used to take care of Her while She was in Lankaa.

Married to - Alambooshaa Apsaraa
                    1 wife more
Children - 1 daughter - Idvidaa from Alambooshaa (married to Vishravaa)
                3 sons - Vishaal, Shoonyabindu, and Dhoomraketu (from his own wife)
--[Bhaagvat Puraan, 9/1] says that Vishaal became the king and inhabited Vaishaalee named city.

--A Rishi towards whose Aashram Paandav went for hunting when Jayadrath came and insulted Draupadee.

--Killed by Shiv Jee. After killing him he was called as Tripuraaree.

Married to - nnn
Children - 1 son - Harishchandra
--His real name is Satyavrat but is popularly known as Trishanku.
--Both father and the son are famous for their own actions. Satyavrat wished to go to Swarg with his mortal body, but remained hung in between Swarg and Prithvi. That is why he is called Trishanku.
--Harishchandra lost even his family to Vishwaamitra to maintain truth.

TRISHIRAA - Raakshas
--He had three heads. He was killed by Raam in Panchvatee when Raam was living there in exile with His brother Lakshman and wife Seetaa.

TULASEE - Daughter of Kushdhwaj
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--She did severe penance in Vrindaa Van and attained Go Lok.
--In the Padm Puraan there are thirty chapters describing Tulasee's appearance. Her glorious attributes are recounted throughout the Vaidik literature. "Just by looking at Tulasee, all of one's sins are removed. Just by touching her, one's body becomes purified. All diseases are removed by praying to her. Fear of death is destroyed by watering her. Just by planting or transplanting her, one achieves realization of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. If someone offers her leaves at the lotus feet of Krishn, Tulasee will award liberation and devotion to Lord Krishn." (SKP)
--The Vaayu Puraan states that "The Supreme Lord Hari does not accept anyone's worship without Tulasee." The poet Chandrashekhar says that Krishn does not care for even one of fifty-six offerings or thirty-six curries (Chhappan Bhog Chhattees Vyanjan) if they are offered without a Tulasee leaf." All the places of pilgrimage on this planet and in the millions of universes, take shelter in a Tulasee leaf." (PP) "Krishn who is very affectionate toward His devotee, sells Himself to devotee who offers Him merely a Tulasi leaf and a palm-full water." (CT)
--The Skand Puraan, gives many Shlok regarding Tulasee.
--She appeared on Earth on the Full Moon day of Kaartik month.
--Krishn Himself worships her with the Mantra: "krishn-jeevanee, nandinee, pushpasar, tulasee | vishwapaavanee, vishvapoojitaa, vrindaa, vrindaavanee ||"

TUMBARU - Gandharv
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--He was a great devotee of Lakshmee. He got a Shaap from Kuber so he was born as Viraadh Raakshas. Viraadh means "without love" and in another context it means "adorable" like Raadhaa of Krishn. He adored Lakshmee so seeing Lakshmee in Seetaa he lifted Her up. He was then killed by Raam.

TUMBAROO - Gandharv
--Arjun took Gandharv Astra from him after a severe penance. Abhimanyu used it to destroy the illusion of princes after Shalya's son Rukmarath's killing. [MBH, G-6, 17/13-1]

TUSHIT DEVTAA - 12 Devtaa in Chaakshush Manvantar [Vishnu Puraan, 1/9Padm Puraan, 1/7]
--The same were 12 Aaditya in Vaivaswat Manvantar. They were born from Kashyap and Aditi.

TWASHTAA - One of the four sons of Vishwakarmaa (son of Prabhaas, the 8th Vasu and Varastree) [Vishnu Puraan, 1/9]
Married to - Rachanaa (Daitya's younger sister) [Bhaagvat Puraan, 6/3]
Children - 2 sons - Sannivesh and Vishwaroop
--[Bhavishya Puraan, 1/15] says that Twashtaa was another name of Vishwakarmaa and he was the carpenter of Devtaa.
--Rachanaa had two sons - Sannivesh and Vishwaroop. Thus although Vishwaroop was the nephew (sister's son) of Daitya, even then when Dev Guru Brihaspati Jee left Devtaa after getting insulted from Indra, Indra appointed only Vishwaroop as their Purohit and for the same reason, when Indra caught him offering Aahuti for Daitya, he killed him. Twashtaa got very angry at the killing of his son Vishwaroop and produced a Krityaa named Vritraasur to kill Indra. Indra had to beg Rishi Dadheechi for his bones to make a Vajra and then only he could kill Vritraasur.
--Vishwaroop was appointed Devtaa's Purohit after their Guru Brihaspati became angry with Indra at Brahmaa's recommendation. Indra killed him because he use to give Aahuti to Asur also as his mother was from Asur family. So Twashtaa produced a Krityaa to kill Indra.
--MBH, 5-Udyog Parv, 9-10 says that he had three heads. His three heads resembled the Sun, the Moon and the Fire. He read Ved from one mouth, drank wine with another and looked with third as if he will absorb the person into himself.

TWASHTAA - 1 of the 12 Aaditya (Son of Kashyap and Aditi) [Bhaagvat Puraan, 6/3]
Married to - Rachanaa (Youngest sister of Daitya)
Children - 2 sons - Punnivesh, and Vishwaroop
--Thus Vishwaroop was the nephew (sister's son) of Daitya, still when Devtaa's Guru Brihaspati got angry with them, they appointed their Purohit him only.

UDDAALAK - Muni, Son of Aaruni
Married to - nnn
Children - 1 son - Shwetketu
--He is known as Aaruneya also being the son of Aaruni; and Baajshravaa (swift) too.
--He was one of the three well-known disciples of Rishi Dhaumya - Upamanyu, Ved, and Aaruni (Uddaalak). In Chhaandogya Upanishad, his name appears several times as a teacher on the subject of Supreme soul along with his son Shwetketu.
--MBH giving the story of Ashtaavakra says that Uddaalak had a daughter also, named Sujaataa, whom he married to his disciple Kaahodaa. Later they had a child who was deformed at eight joints, so they named him Ashtaavakra.

--He was a Vrishni Vanshee.
--According to (Bhaagvat Puraan, 3/4), He was a Vasu in his previous life. He worshipped Bhagavaan to get Him in a Yagya of Vasu and Prajaapati. This was his last birth.
--He was a friend of Krishn. He was very proud of his Nir-Gun Gyaan. Krishn thought "let me send him to Gopee in Gokul then only he will know what is Gyaan and what is Bhakti", so He sent him to Gokul to teach Nir-Gun Brahm Gyaan to Gopee.  But Gopee taught him so much Sa-Gun Gyaan that he became the follower of Sa-Gun form of Bhagavaan and forgot his own Nir-Gun Brahm Gyaan. 
--In the end, when Krishn was leaving this Prithvi for His own Lok, He discoursed him on Bhaagvat just before leaving for His own Dhaam.

Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--[Padm Puraan, 4/7] says that he was Vidyunmaalee's brother; but Vidyunmaalee was the son of Taarak; and scriptures mention that Taarak had three sons - Kamalaaksh, Taarakaakshya, and Vidyunmaalee.
--He came to fight with Shatrughn with his brother Vidyunmaalee and was killed by Shatrughn. Vidyunmaalee came there to fight with Raam to take revenge of his friend Raavan, but he found Shatrughn there, so he fought with him only. When Shatrughn had killed Vidyunmaalee, he came forward to take revenge of killing his brother, but Shatrughn killed him also.

UGRASEN - King of Mathuraa, Son of Aahuk
Married to - Padmaavatee
Children - 9 sons - (1) Kans, (2) Sunaamaa, (3) Nyagrodh, (4) Kank, (5) Shanku, (6)Suhoo, (7) Raashtrapaal, (8) Srishti and (9) Tushtimaan
                5 daughters - Kansaa, Kansvatee, Kankaa Shoorbhoo, Raashtrapaalikaa - all married to Vasudev's
                    younger brothers
-- He had a brother also named Devak who had a daughter named Devakee who was married to Vasudev and gave birth to Krishn.
--[Bhaagvat Puraan, 10/p14] says that his eight sons, except Kans, were killed by Balaraam when they rushed towards Krishn and Balaraam to take revenge of the killing of their elder brother.
--[Agni Puraan, 27] says that Ugrasen had 9 sons and their names are as  follows - (1) Kans, (2) Nyagrodh, (3) Sunaamaa, (4) Kank, (5) Shanku, (6) Sutanu, (7) Raashtrapaal, (8) Yuddhmushtik, and (9) Sumushtik.
--[Padm Puraan, 2/8] says that Ugrasen was married to Padmaavatee, daughter of the king Satyaketu of Vidarbh Desh.

UGRASHRAVAA - Rishi, Son of Romharshan    see    SOOT JEE

ULOOK - Son of Shakuni, Grandson of Subal, Nephew of Gaandhaaree
--He had a brother named Patatree
--Killed by

ULOOPEE - Naag's daughter, Daughter of Kauravya (Ashwamedh, 88)
Married to - Arjun (3rd of 5 Paandav)
Children - 1 son - Iravaan
--She had three co-sisters - Draupadee, Subhadraa and Chitraangadaa; and all had one son each from Arjun.


UPADAANAVEE - Daughter of Maya Daanav  [Padm Puraan, 1/7]
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn

UPAMANYU - 1 of 3 Main Disciples of Rishi Dhaumya
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--Dhaumya's other two disciples were Ved and Aaruni.
--Once his Guru
asked him to tend his 100 cows and asked him to come back when they are 1,000 cows. In between the Guru visited him and found him hale and hearty. On asking what did he eat, because Guru did not give him anything to eat, he told him that he drank the cows' milk which the calves left undrunk. Guru told him it was not all right. After a while Guru came to know that he drank the drops of milk which fell from the calves mouths while they drank the milk. Guru forbade him to do this also. So ut of hunger, he ate Aak leave and got blind. When he was coming back, he fell in a dry well. is Guru was looking for him, so he called him out and he replied from the well that he was there. His Guru asked him how he went blind, Upamanyu told him the whole story. He asked him to pray Ashwinee Kumaar. He did so. Ashwinee Kumaar appeared and they made his eyes all right and gave him golden teeth.

UPAMANYU - Rishi, Descendent of Vashishth
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn

UPARICHAR VASU- King in Kuru's lineage,  Kuru -> -> Suhotra -> Chyavan -> Kritak -->Uparichar
Married to - nnn
Children - 5 sons - Brihadrath, Kushaamb, Matsya, Pratyagra, Chedip etc
--[MBH, G-0/13] describes Uparichar's five sons as (1) Brihadrath was in Magadh region and was known as Mahaarath; (2) Pratyaagrah, (3) Kushaamb, also called Manivaahan, (4) Maavelaa, and (5) Yadu. 
--Brahadrath's son was Jaraasandh.

UPASUND - Raakshas   see also   SUND
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--Sund and Upasund were two brothers. Taadakaa was married to Sund and had two sons - Maareeh and Subaahu.

URMILAA - Daughter of Janak
Married to - Lakshman (Raam's brother)
Children - 2 sons
--Very little is written about her in Raamaayan, so almost nothing is known about her.

URVASHEE - Apsaraa     see also    PURURAVAA
--How Urvashee was born is an interesting story. According to Bhaagvat Puraan, 11/4 "Daksh Prajaapati's one daughter's name was Moorti. She was married to Dharm. She gave birth to Nar and Naaraayan. They delivered the knowledge of Karm Yog which in reality is to release from Karm bondage and to attain the Nish-Karm (see Nish) state. They themselves also did the same types of Karm and did an intensive Tap. (They are still in Badrik Aashram - present Badree Naath Jee). "They want to take my Lok", thinking thus Indra sent Kaam Dev to disturb their Tap. Kaam Dev did not know their powers and glory, so he started disturbing them. They knew that Indra has sent him to disturb their Tap, so they said to Kaam Dev smilingly - "Be our guest and stay here." Kaam Dev got very embarrassed hearing these words and prayed them. Then they showed him many beautiful women created through their Yog and they all were serving Bhagavaan. Seeing those beautiful women Indra's servants got so surprised and considered their own beauty nothing in comparison to theirs. They got attracted to them because of the divine smell of their bodies. Then Bhagavaan said smiling - "You choose any one of them according to your desire, she will be the beauty of your Swarg Lok." Indra's servant greeted them and obeyed them. They took Urvashee to Indra Lok and described the powers and glory of Bhagavaan Nar Naaraayan to Indra. Hearing that Indra got surprised and frightened too.
--Urvashee lived with Puruavaa and had six sons from him. [Agni Puraan, 26] says that she lived with him for 59 years. She had 8 sons from Pururavaa - (1) Aayu, (2) Dridhaayu, (3) Ashwaayu, (4) Dhanaayu, (5) Dhritimaan, (6) Vasu, (7) Divijaat, and (8) Shataayu. She heard about the beauty of Pururavaa, so she went on Prithvi and lived with him. King Pururavaa got a Var that he would never be separated from her. Also in scripture, Pururavaa represents the Sun and Urvashee the morning mist.
--Her name is mentioned in Rig Ved and Shatpath Braahman.


USHAA - Daughter of Baanaasur
Married to - Aniruddh (Son of Pradyumn and Rukmvatee, grandson of Krishn and Rukminee)
Children - 1 son - Vajra
--[Vishnu Puraan, 5/12] states this story like this - Once Ushaa saw Shiv Paarvatee enjoying themselves, so she also desired for her husband. Paarvatee assured her that she would also have her husband soon. On asking "who and when" she said - "Whoever will copulate with you in dream on Vaishaakh Shukla Dwaadashee, he will be your husband." It proved true. She saw a man in her dream and got love-stricken for him. Her friend Chitralekhaa (Baanaasur's minister Kubhaand's daughter) drew sketches of many boys and at last drew Krishn, Pradyumn and Aniruddh sketches. Ushaa recognized Aniruddh. She brought him to Ushaa and kept him in her palace for a few days. Later Krishn and Pradyumn came to get him released, fought with Shiv who was the guard of Baanaasur's city, and took her after marrying her to Aniruddh. [Agni Puraan, 5] also confirms this - "One day Shiv and Paarvatee were enjoying on Kailaash Parvat. Seeing them Ushaa also desired for a husband. Paarvatee Jee understood her feelings and said to her - "Whoever man will come in your dream on the 12th day of Vaishaakh Maas, he will be your husband."


USHEENAR - King of Bhoj
Married to - nnn
Children - 1 son - Shibi (from Maadhavee - Daughter of Yayaati).
--He accepted Maadhavee from Gaalav Muni in exchange of 200 horses to have a son.
--Usheenar's son Shibi had a grandson named Shaibya who fought from Paandav's side in Mahaabhaarat war. [Drone Parv, 10]

UTATHYA - Son of Angiraa (1 of the 10 Maanas sons of Brahmaa)
Married to - Mamataa
Children - 2 sons - Bharadwaaj and Deerghtamaa
--He has two brothers more - Brihaspati, and Samvart.
--[Deerghtamaa] Brihaspati had illicit relations with his brother Utathya's wife Mamataa at the time she was pregnant with Deerghaatmaa. The child in her womb asked him not to make effort to put another child with him, but Brihaspati didn't listen to him and cursed the child in womb to be in perpetual darkness. That is why Deerghtamaa was born blind.

UTKACH - One of the many sons of Hiranyaaksh and Updaanavee (or Rushaabhaanu)
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--He was in Chaakshush Manvantar (the 6th one, the present Manvantar is the 7th one - Vaivaswat Manvantar). Once he felled all the trees of Lomash's Aashram. Lomash cursed him - "You have been proud of your body, go become without body." At this he asked his forgiveness. Then Lomash Muni said - "You will be uplifted in 28th Dwaapar Yug by the feet of Shree Krishn.

UTTAANPAAD - King, Son of Swaayambhuv Manu and Shataroopaa
Married to - Suneeti, Suruchi
Children - 1 son - Dhruv (from Suneeti)
                1 son - Uttam (from Suruchi)
--He had one brother - Priyavrat; and three sisters - Aakooti (married to Ruchi Prajaapati), Devahooti (married to Kardam Rishi) and Prasooti (married to Daksh Jee).
--This Dhruv is the same Dhruv on whose name is Dhruv Taaraa (polar star).
--[Padm Puraan, 5/38] says that Uttaanpaad had a daughter named Kalyaanee whom he married to Hiranyakshyap; and she bore him Prahlaad.
[It is never heard that Uttaanpaad had a daughter whom he married to Hiranyakshyap. Rather Hiranyakshyap's wife's name was Kayaadhu who wanted to commit suicide after Hiranyakshyap went for Tap and finding this opportunity Indra attacked his capital and wanted to abduct and kill all of the habitants there. Kayaadhu was pregnant so when she wanted to commit suicide, Naarad Jee stopped her doing so, saying that she should not do so because she was going to give birth to a great Bhakt son. He took her to his Aashram and told her many Bhagavaan's stories throughout her pregnancy period. That is why Prahlaad became a great devotee of Vishnu.]

UTTAM - King, Son of Uttaanpaad and Suruchi
Married to - nnn
Children - nnn
--Once he went for hunting, There he was killed by a mighty Yaksh. His mother went to look for him, she also died.

UTTAMAUJAA - Prince, 1 of 10 sons of Drupad
--His other brothers were - (1) Shikhandee, (2) Dhrishtdyumn (killed by Ashwatthaamaa on 18th day), (3) Yudhaamanyu, (4) Kumaar (Drone, 16), (5) Surath (Drone, 155, killed by Ashwatthaamaa on 14th day), (6) Shatrunjaya (Drone, 155, killed by Ashwatthaamaa on 14th day), (7) Janmejaya (Drone, 166), (8) Satyajit (Drone, 21, killed by Drone on 12th day), 
--He was one of the two guards of Yudhishthir in Mahaabhaarat war.

UTTANK - Rishi
--According to MBH, G-0/4, there is one Uttank who was one of the disciples of Ved (one of the three well-known Upamanyu Aaruni or Uddaalak, and Uttank).

UTTANK - Rishi
Married to - Daughter of Gautam Rishi
Children - nnn
--According to MBH, G-7/19, one Uttank was the disciple of Maharshi Gautam. He was so devoted to his Guru that many of his disciples went back to their homes after completing their education but he never allowed Uttank to leave. Later Gautam married his daughter. Later Uttank brought King Paushya's wife's earrings as Guru Deekshaa to Ahalyaa and then went home.
--When, after the war, Krishn was going back to Dwaarakaa, he met Him in a desert on the way and wanted to give him Shaap as Krishn could not stop the war between Kaurav and Paandav and Kaurav died. Krishn gave the reasons for it, then he asked Him to show him His Vishwa Roop, which He did; and then He asked him to ask for Var. He said - "I should get water wherever I wish for." "So be it" and He went away. Once he wished for water, so he saw a hunter who offered him water through his urinary organ, but the Rishi didn't accept it. Then Krishn arranged Uttank clouds to rain water for him. Till today they rain savory water for him.

UTTAR - Prince of Matsya Desh, Son of Viraat
Married to - nnn
Children - 1 daughter - Iraavatee (married to Pareekshit - Abhimanyu and Uttaraa's son and Arjun and Subhadraa's grandson)
--Had 2 brothers Shwet, Shankh, and 1 sister named Uttaraa (Married to Abhimanyu - 3rd of 5 Paandav Arjun's son).
--He was killed by Shalya on the 1st day of Mahaabhaarat war.

UTTARAA - Princess of Matsya Desh, Daughter of Viraat and Sudeshnaa, Sister of Uttar
--Married to - Abhimanyu (Arjun and Subhadraa's son)
Children - 1 son - Pareekshit
--Seeing Arjun as her teacher, Viraat wanted to marry her to Arjun, but Arjun refused on the basis that he never saw her as a wife, rather as his disciple he always cherished her as his daughter, so if the king was willing, Arjun could accept her for his son Abhimanyu. Viraat agreed and Uttaraa got married to Abhimanyu just before Krishn went to Hastinaapur as a Peace messenger (Shaanti Doot).


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