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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.
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