One Word Many Meanings

Sala

- March 6, 2023


The word Sala finds various mentions in the Puranic texts. Here are a few of them:

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  1. Sala is the name of a Kaurava, one of the hundred sons of Dhritarashtra.
  2. Sala is also the name of a serpent in the Vasuki dynasty.
  3. When Krishna went to fight his uncle Kamsa, the king ordered Sala, a wrestler, to attack his nephew.

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