By Swami Harshananda
Sometimes transliterated as: Nabhi, NAbhi, Naabhi
Nābhi was the son of the king Agnīdhra and Vipracitti. Priyavrata was his grandfather. His wife was Merudevī and the great king Rṣabha was his son and successor. The kingdom ruled by him came to be known as Nābhivarṣa or Ajanābhavarsa, same as Bhāratavarṣa.
- The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore