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In the Mahābhārata, the king of the Niṣādas. He complies with the request of Droṇa, his archery teacher, to cut off one of his thumbs, ensuring that he is therafter not as skilful an archer as Droṇa's other favourite pupil, Arjuna. Later, Ekalavya attacks Dvārakā, but is eventually killed by his opponent, Kṛṣṇa.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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