- Kamatha Kamboja
Sabhaparva section of
Mahābhāratarefers to a king of the Kambojascalled Kamatha Kamboja. He is the second princeof the Kambojas referenced in the great epic.
After the colonization of "Khandavaprastha" by the
Pandavas, a magnificent palacewas raised by Danava"Maya", for the Pandava king Yudhishtra.
To celebtrate the occasion, Yudhishtra had sent invitations to all the principal
Kshatriyaprinces, royal Achariyas and other salient personages of the time to grace the inauguration of the imperial palace.
In the list of salient royal
Kshatriya(Kshatriya.shrestha) princes so referenced, is a reference to one: "Kaamboja.rajah.Kamatha" i.e Kamatha, the prince of the Kambojas.
:tathaa.eva.kshatriya.shresthaa.dharma.raajam.upaasate. ||20 |
:Kaamboja.rajah.kamatha.kampanaz.ca.mahaa.balah || 22 |
:— (MBH 2.4.20-22)
However, no further information on this prince is found at any place in the Mahābhārata after this reference.
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