From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
By Jit Majumdar
Sometimes transliterated as: Dhrsţaketu, DhRsţaketu, Dhrrishţaketu
- banner of boldness/ courage
- marked by courage
- the son of Śiśupāla, who became the king of Cedi and an ally of the Pāndavas after his father’s death (M. Bh.); a son of King Sukumāra (Hv. Pur.); a king of Mithilā (Vi. Pur.); a king of Kekaya dynasty (Bg. Pur.); a king of the Yayāti dynasty (Bg. Pur.).