From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia
Revision as of 16:12, 19 December 2016 by (Links to existing pages added by LinkTitles bot.)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Surasena, Zurasena, shurasena

Śurasena was the name of a janapada or a country. It is one of the sixteen well-known janapadas that existed during the time of Mahābhārata. It was probably established by the king Sura, the father of Vasudeva and Kuntī. Its capital was Mathurā.


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