By Jit Majumdar
- (possessing) the essence of the sun; similar to the Sun
- a king belonging to the Ikşvāku dynasty who was the ancestor of Rāma (V. Rām.); a son of Kŗşņa and Satyabhāmā (Bhāg. Pur.); a prince of Kalińga who fought for the Kauravas in the Bharata War (M. Bh.).