citra चित्र

Definition: Is the name of several persons, (a) The Rigveda con­tains a Dānastuti (‘ Praise of Gifts ’) of a prince Citra. The later legend attributes this panegyric to Sobhari, and describes Citra as king of the rats. (b) Citra Gāñgyāyani or Gārgyāyani is mentioned in the Kausītaki Upanisad as a contemporary of Aruni and Svetaketu. (c) Citra Gauśrāyani is mentioned as a teacher in the Kausī¬taki Brāhmana.

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