By Swami Harshanada
Haihaya is the name of an ancient dynasty with its capital at Māhiṣmatī. The most celebrated ruler of this dynasty was Kārtavīryārjuna, who had ‘one thousand arms’. The southern Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh has been identified as the ancient Māhiṣmatī city.
- He was also known as Arjuna.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore