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KRIPA. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology]

Son of the sage Saradwat, and the adopted son of King Santanu. He became one of the privy council at Hastinatpura, and was one of the three surviving Kuru warriors who made the murderous night attack upon the camp of the Pandavas.

He was also called Gautama and Saradwata. See Mahabharata.

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