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Did any Vedic kings(Ramayana Mahabharata Age) rule directly over mlecchas?

I know that Kings Mandhatri Yayati Bharata etc conquered entire world but did they also administer it..My question is can Aryan kings rule over land of mlecchas? Is there any scriptural example of ...
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What is the difference between "Bharata" and "Bharatavarsha"?

In some parts of India (e.g. West Bengal), they use the words Bharata and Bharatavarsha interchangeably. As far as I understand, Bharata is roughly present-day India, and Bharatavarsha is the entire ...
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Heir to Bharata, son of Dhushyanta

In this passage of Mahabharata, it says Bharata's sons were slayed, and he got another son through sacrifice. Bharata begat upon his three wives nine sons in all. But none of them were like their ...
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Durvasa's curse on Shakuntala

Kalidasa details about Durvasa's curse on Shakuntala, which makes Dushyanata forget about her. But Mahabharata, in this translation, does not talk about it. Are there any other scriptures which talk ...
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Whom is bharata referring "queen mothers" Or "raajadaaraaH" here?

In Yudhakand-127-3, Let bards well-versed in singing praises and Puranas (containing ancient legends, cosmogony etc.) as also all panegyrists, all those proficient in the use of musical instruments, ...
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Where does the king Sudas of the Dasrajna war fit in the Lunar Dynasty?

I was reading about the Daśarājñá War mentioned in the Vedas and came to know that the winner was a King called Sudas who belonged to the Bharat lineage. That would imply that he descended from the ...
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Why didn't Bharata and Shatrughna help Rama in the war against Ravana?

Hanuman (on the way to Lanka while he was carrying Sanjivani) had told Bharata that Lakshmana was in great danger, Sita was kidnapped and Rama was at war with Ravana. Still Bharata and Shatruhgna didn'...
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Why Rig Veda II.7.5 says that Agni was the descendant of Bharata?

Rig Veda II.7.5 says as follows: तवं नो असि भारताग्ने वशाभिरुक्षभिः | अष्टापदीभिराहुतः || Translation of H.H. Wilson is as follows: AGNI. descendant of Bharata, thou art entirely ours, when ...
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