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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Andhraka (आंध्रक) is an ancient tribe mentioned in Mahabharata and Puranas.



Andhrakas (आंध्रक)


In Mahabharata

Andhraka (आंध्रक) is mentioned in Mahabharata (II.31.11),(VIII.51.19)

Sabha Parva, Mahabharata/Book II Chapter 31 mentions the Kshatriyas who brought tributes on Rajasuya sacrifice of Yudhisthira. Andhraka (आंध्रक) is mentioned in Mahabharata (II.31.11).[1].....and Vasudeva the king of the Paundrakas, and the kings of Vanga and Kalinga; and Akarsha and Kuntala and the kings of the Malavas and the Andhrakas;....

Karna Parva/Mahabharata Book VIII Chapter 51 describes terrible massacre and warriors who were killed on seventeenth day of War. Andhraka (आंध्रक) is mentioned in Mahabharata (VIII.51.19).[2]....the Andhrakas , the Pulindas, the Kiratas of fierce prowess, the Mlecchas, the Mountaineers (Parvatiyas), and the races hailing from the sea-side, all endued with great wrath and great might, delighting in battle and armed with maces, these all-

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  1. पौण्ड्रकॊ वासुदेवश च वङ्गः कालिङ्गकस तदा, आकर्षः कुन्तलश चैव वानवास्यान्ध्रकास तदा (II.31.11)
  2. अन्ध्रकाश च पुलिन्दाश च किराताश चॊग्रविक्रमाः, मलेच्छाश च पार्वतीयाश च सागरानूपवासिनः, संरम्भिणॊ युद्धशौण्डा बलिनॊ दृब्ध पाणयः (VIII.51.19)