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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Dhartarasţra, DhArtarAsţra, Dhaartaraashţra

  1. pertaining to Dhŗtarāşţra
  2. the offsprings of Dhŗtarāşţra
  3. the collective patronymic for the 100 sons of Dhŗtarāşţra by his queen Gāndhāri and other queens or concubines. (fem: dhārtarāşţrī): the patronymic for the only daughter of Dhŗtarāşţra, Duhśalā (M. Bh.)