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Indrani




Indrani a mythological character, is the wife of Lord Indra (king of heaven), and mother of Jayanta and Jayanyi. Indrani is also known by the names Sachi and Aindri. She is considered the most fortunate of females, as her husband Lord Indra will never die of old age. Indrani is mentioned in the Rig Veda a couple of times. She also appears in both the epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. In the Mahabharata, King Nahusa is infatuated by Indraniís beauty and she escapes from him with difficulty.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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