Ikshvaku

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Ikshvaku
Ikshvaku
Chanting Brahmins and King Ikshvaku proceed to heaven

Ikshvaku (Sanskrit: इक्ष्वाकु, ikṣvāku, from Sanskrit ikṣu, meaning "sugarcane";[1] Pali: Okkāka) was the first king of the Ikshvaku dynasty in ancient India.

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  1. ^ According to the Sanskrit-English Dictionary, by British sanskritist Monier Monier-Williams (1819-1899).

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