nakula नकुल

Definition: ‘ Ichneumon,’ is mentioned in the Atharvaveda as being able to cut a snake in two and then join it up again. Its knowledge of a remedy against snake poison is also mentioned. The animal figures in the list of sacrificial victims at the Aśvamedha, or ‘ horse sacrifice,’ in the Yajurveda Samhitās.

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