Indian Mythology (by ApamNapat)

Sumantra - Charioteer of Dasharatha


Sumantra was the charioteer and one of the ministers of King Dasharatha of Ayodhya. It was he who suggests that the King utilize the services of the sage Rishyashringa to perform the Ashwamedha sacrifice. Dasharatha wanted to perform this sacrifice for the purpose of obtaining issue. [Rama:1.9]

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