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Said to be the son (Iḷa) and/or daughter (Iḷā) of Manu Vaivasvata, he/she is subject to various changes of sex in a number of Purāṇic stories. As Iḷā, she gave birth to a son, Purūravas, and so founded the Lunar dynasty.

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