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འཁོར་སྲུང། (Wyl. 'khor srung ) Pron.: khor sung

  • Skt. धृतराष्ट्रः, dhṛtarāṣṭra, Pron.: dhritarashtra. From Sanskrit: whose empire is firm, a powerful king | N. of a Nāga also called Airāvata | of a Deva-gandharva sometimes identified with King Dharma (below) | with Buddhists, N. of a king of the Gandharvas and one of the 4 Mahārājas | or Lokapālas | of a son of the Daitya Bali | of a king of Kāśī | with the | of the eldest son of Vyāsa by the widow of Vicitra-vīrya (brother of Pāṇḍu and Vidura and born blind, husband of Gāndhāri and father of 100 sons of whom the eldest was Dur-yodhana | sometimes identified with Dhṛita-rāshṭra and Han6sa, 2 chiefs of the Gandharvas | of a son of Janam-ejaya | of a king of the geese | Han6sa, above | •partic. | bird | the 100 sons of King Dhṛita-rāshṭra (enumerated [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW