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Meaning of "Devala>"

Word

Devala

Sanskrit

देवल

IAST

devala

In General

1. Devala is the original name of famous logician and sage Ashtavakra ; his father is Asitamuni, so he was also called as Asita Devala.

Please see: Ashtavakra

2.

Another Devala in Purana is a famous Devala Muni. He was son of Pratyusa, one of the Astavasus. This Devala appear in the Gajendramoksa story

3.

Sage Dhaumya maharsi’s elder brother was also called Devala. He was a scholar in Vedas. He was present at the sarpa-satra (serpent yajna) of King Janamejaya. This Devala had a daughter called Suvarcala

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