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PARURAU (PURURAVAS or PURU) The sage Durvasas, the king Pururavas (or king Puru) and the sage Angiras sang the praises of Guru Nanak Dev. (Swayye Mahle Pahle Ke, p. 1390) The word Parurau may be considered with reference to two kings, who are the descendants of the sage Atri, who is generally reckoned among the seven rishis (sages). The genealogy beginning from the sage Atri is as follows : LUNAR RACE : >> The sage Atri >> Soma (or Chandra) the moon >> Budha (or Mercury) married Ila, daughter of Ikshwaku >> Pururavas (or Aila) married the nymph Urvashi >> Ayus >> Nahusha >> Yayati (husband of Sarmishtha and Devayani) The king Pururavas was the son of Budha and Sadyumna (Ila).

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