Questions tagged [genealogy]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Devāpi and Maru are over 5000 years old now. What have they been up to? (They become co-kings in the next Satya Yuga)

What have Devāpi and Maru been doing in their over 5000 year long lives? Also, how did Devāpi get to have such a long lifespan? Since they are both described as being the originator of the Kṣatriya in ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Are the warrior lineages birthed by Surabhi (the cow) Sūryavaṃśa, Candravaṃśa or neither? Who are their common father?

In sacred texts, such as the Mahābhārata, it is said that warrior lineages of humans were created by a sacred cow. These include lineages that would become important in the history of China and Iran. ...
2
votes
0answers
61 views

Where do mlecchas come from? [duplicate]

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.
2
votes
1answer
149 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
64 views

What are the clans of Shakuni, Raja Drupad, & Rani Madri in the Mahabharata?

I know that the Pāṇḍavas were from the Kuru clan (vaṃśá) and Śrī Kṛṣṇa was from the Yadu clan, but from which clans did Shakuni, Raja Drupad, & Rani Madri come?
4
votes
1answer
3k views

What was the relationship between Ravan and Tadaka?

I remember watching some mythological in which Ravan calls Mareech his mama i.e. maternal uncle. But Mareech and Subahu were the sons of Tadka so does that make Ravan the grandson of Tadka? I checked ...