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Nala, a character in Hindu scriptures, is the king of Nishadha Kingdom and the son of Veerasena. Nala is known for his skill with horses and culinary expertise. He marries princess Damayanti, of Vidarbha Kingdom

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Are Nala and Damayanti mentioned in all the eighteen Puranas?

Nalopakhyana Parva is a famous parva from Vana Parva of the Mahabharata. It contains the story of Nala and Damayanti. Seetha mentions names of Nala and Damayanti in Sundara Kanda of Valmiki Ramayana. ...
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About slokha regarding Nala from Mahabharata

In which chapter of the Mahabharata, the following slokha has been mentioned? The final benediction offered by Vedavyasa to the reader is this: Karkotakasya nagasya damayantya nalasya cha ...
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Is there any meaning for the name Nala?

There is a Nala in Mahabharata. Vrihadaswa said, "There was a king named Nala, the son of Virasena. And he was strong, and handsome, and well-versed in (the knowledge of) horses, and possessed ...
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Is Draupadi the daughter of Nala and Damayanti in her previous life?

Indrasena is the daughter of Nala and Damayanti. SECTION LVII of Nalopakhyana Parva of Vana Parva of the Mahabharata contains it "Vrihadaswa continued, 'Then at the sacred hour of the holy lunar ...
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Is there any mention about Nala in Vedas?

In Mahabharata and some puranas, we can find about Nala. Is there any mention in vedas regarding Nala?
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Science of dice in ancient Hinduism scriptures

In section LXXII of Mahabharata, there is an excerpt regarding the science of dice. "Vrihadaswa said, '.......Rituparna said, 'O Vahuka, thou art the only charioteer, there is none other in this ...