(Last Updated on : 24/09/2009)
Ila is the daughter of Manu
, who was born from a sacrifice. Manu desired to have a son so he offered a sacrifice to the god Mitra and Varuna. But, some disturbance occurred during the rite through an irregularity of the ministering priest. As a result, a daughter named Ila was born to Manu
. However, her sex was changed with the help of the two divine figures and she became a man named Sudyumna.
This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Purans
Swarbhanu is a renowned Danava, son of Kasyapa and Danu.
|• ||Worship of Kapila|
Worship of Kapila, a Puranic cow, holds a prominent place in Agni Purana. How the worship of Kapila leads to the worship of Shiva and other deities has also been explained in the adhyayas.
Dhrishtadyumna is son of Raja Drupada. He is brother of Draupada, wife of the Pandavas in the epic Mahabharata. He was also known as commander of the Pandavas during the war of Kurukshetra.
Hiranyaksha, in Hinduism, is said to be a demon destroyed by Lord Vishnu. He was born as an Asura due to a curse of the twin Rishis known as the Sanat-Kumaras.
Kaikasi was the mother of Ravana. She was the daughter of Sumali and Ketumati, the Rakshasas.