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दधिमुख

dadhimukha



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DADHIMUKHA I   A famous serpent, born to Kaśyapa prajāpati by his wife Kadrū. [Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 35, Stanza 8].
DADHIMUKHA II   A famous monkey. This old monkey was the general of a huge monkey-army. It is mentioned in [Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 283, Stanza 7] that this general approached Śrī Rāma once, with his army.
दधिमुख n.  कश्यप तथा कद्रू का पुत्र ।
दधिमुख II. n.  रामसेना का एक वानर । यह सोमपुत्र था, तथा स्वभाव से भी सौम्य [वा.रा.यु.३०] था। अपनी प्रचंड सेना के साथ, यह राम सें आ मिला । किंतु रामरावणयुद्ध के समय यह वृद्ध था [म.व.२६७.७] । राम के अश्वमेधीय अश्व की रक्षा के लिये, शतृघ्न के साथ यह गया था [पद्म. सृ.११]
दधि—मुख  m. m. ‘milk-faced’, a kind of snake, [Suśr. v, 4]
See also: दधि - मुख

N. of a नाग, [MBh. i, v]; [Hariv. 9504]
of a यक्ष, [W.]
of a monkey (brother-in-law of सु-ग्रीव), [MBh. iii, 16275]; [R. v, 1 and 59]
-पूर्वम्°   (), 63, 20; vi, 6 and (metrically °धी.) 7, 32

°धि-वक्त्र   (also , v f.)

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