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According to the B.P., Ila is the daughter of Manu, born to him when he prayed to the Gods Mitra and Varuna. It says that she was later turned into a man named Sudyumna.
However, according to the Mahabharata, Sudyumna was a king who turned into a woman named Ila temporarily, by bathing in a forbidden pool. He married Budha and begat Puroorava. After a year, the curse was lifted and he returned to his kingdom with his son. That story can be found here.
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