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EKALAVYA. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] Grandson of Devasravas, the brother of Vasudeva. He was brother of Satrughna. He was exposed in infancy, and was brought up among the Nishadas, of whom he became king. He assisted in a night attack upon Dwaraka, and was eventually killed by Krishna, who hurled a rock at him.

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