|Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)|
Suprabha (सुप्रभ) is a place mentioned in Vishnu Purana (2,4,29) as a part or Varsha of Shalmaladvipa known after its Raja Vapushman's son of this name. Suprabha (सुप्रभ) is mentioned as a King in Mahabharata (IX.44.38).
Shalya Parva, Mahabharata/Book IX Chapter 44 describes the Kings and clans who joined the ceremony for investing Kartikeya with the status of generalissimo. Suprabha (सुप्रभ) is mentioned in Mahabharata (IX.44.38).....Vidhata gave unto Kartikeya two companions of great celebrity, the high-souled Suprabha and Subhakarman.
- सुथर्शनीयौ वरदौ तरिषु लॊकेषु विश्रुतौ, सुप्रभं च महात्मानं शुभकर्माणम एव च, कार्त्तिकेयाय संप्राथाथ विधाता लॊकविश्रुतौ (IX.44.38)
- Aitihasik Sthanavali by Vijayendra Kumar Mathur, p.975