Digital Rare Book:
Hatha Yoga Simplified
By Shri Yogendra
Published by The Yoga Institute, Bombay - 1931
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Man Dhata in Yogi Position, c. 1690-1700
India, Pahari, Nurpur, late 17th Century
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Mandhatri or Mandhata (Sanskrit: मान्धातृ, Māndhātṛ), in Hindu mythology, was an Ikshvaku dynasty king and son of Yuvanashva. He married Bindumati Chaitrarathi, daughter of Yadava king Shashabindu and granddaughter of Chitraratha.According to the Puranas, he had three sons, Purukutsa, Ambarisha and Muchukunda.
The hymn 134 of the tenth mandala of the Rigveda is attributed to him.According to the Mahabharata, he was a son of the Suryavansha king Yuvanshva.
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