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SATRUGHNA. [Source: Dowson's Classical Dictionary of Hindu Mythology] 'Foe destroyer.'

Twin-brother of Lakshmana and half-brother of Rama, in whom an eighth part of the divinity of Vishnu was incarnate. His wife was Srutakirtti cousin of Sita.

He fought on the side of Rama and killed the Rakshasa chief Lavana.

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