नरकासुर हा एक असुर राजा होता.[१] हा भौम वंशाचा होता. याने प्रागज्योतिष साम्राज्याची स्थापना केली. असमी आख्यायिकांनुसार नरकासुर कामरूप साम्राज्याच्या तिन्ही राजवंशांचा पूर्वज होता.[२][३]

संदर्भ आणि नोंदी

संपादन
  1. ^ www.wisdomlib.org (2019-01-28). "Story of Naraka". www.wisdomlib.org (इंग्रजी भाषेत). 2022-08-03 रोजी पाहिले.
  2. ^ "Pragjyotisha and Pragjyotishapura, which are names of the capital city situated about Guwahati, are mentioned for the first time in the Mahabharata and the Ramayana in connection with the mythical kings Naraka, his son Bhagadatta and latter's son Vajradatta all of whom bear Sanskrit names." (Sircar 1990:80)
  3. ^ "(I)n the inscriptions issued by the rulers of Pragjyotisa-Kamarupa from the 4th to the 12th century A.D. it has been claimed that the founders of the respective dynasties belong to the Naraka line of kings." (Boruah 2005:1465)