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Do any Puranas elaborate on the origin of the Śaka, Hūṇā, Yavanas, etc? I have only heard suggestions like being the progeny of Asuras or rogue members of different Varnas.

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  • I remember reading the origin of the mlecchas in one of the answers by user YDS. May be he can help as I'm unable to locate the answer now.
    – Rickross
    Sep 16 '20 at 6:33
  • "being the progeny of Asuras" - I'm curious, where did you hear this?
    – Ikshvaku
    Sep 16 '20 at 14:14
  • Mlecchas is usually referred to non Sanatana Dharmis of foreign especially Middle East origin . Sep 16 '20 at 17:32

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