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

The fourth of the Pandu princes. He was the twin son of Madri, the second wife of Pandu, but mythologically he was son of the Aswins, or more specifically of the Aswin Nasatya.

He was taught the art of training and managing horses by Drona, and when he entered the service of the king of Virata he was master of the horse.

He had a son named Niramitra by his wife Karenumati, a princess of Chedi. See Mahabharata.

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