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The story of the king Nala and his wife [[Damayanti]] is well-known in the romantic literature. After banishment from his kingdom, Nala retired to [[a]] forest and deserted Damayantī there. King Nala was bitten by a cobra in his sojourns and was disfigured. He then changed his name to Bāhuka and lived incognito for some time before regaining his kingdom.
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The story of the king [[Nala]] and his wife [[Damayanti]] is well-known in the romantic literature. After banishment from his kingdom, [[Nala]] retired to [[a]] forest and deserted [[Damayantī]] there. King Nala was bitten by a cobra in his sojourns and was disfigured. He then changed his name to Bāhuka and lived incognito for some time before regaining his kingdom.
  
  

Latest revision as of 22:24, 15 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Bahuka, BAhuka, Baahuka


The story of the king Nala and his wife Damayanti is well-known in the romantic literature. After banishment from his kingdom, Nala retired to a forest and deserted Damayantī there. King Nala was bitten by a cobra in his sojourns and was disfigured. He then changed his name to Bāhuka and lived incognito for some time before regaining his kingdom.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore