tatah sudasas tat-putro
ahur mitrasaham yam vai
kalmasanghrim uta kvacit
vasistha-sapad rakso ’bhud
tatah—from Sarvakama; sudasah—Sudasa was born; tat-putrah—the son of Sudasa; damayanti-patih—the husband of Damayanti; nrpah—he became king; ahuh—it is said; mitrasaham—Mitrasaha; yam vai—also; kalmasanghrim—by Kalmasapada; uta—known; kvacit—sometimes; vasistha-sapat—being cursed by Vasistha; raksah—a man-eater; abhut—became; anapatyah—without any son; sva-karmana—by his own sinful act.
Sarvakama had a son named Sudasa, whose son, known as Saudasa, was the husband of Damayanti. Saudasa is sometimes known as Mitrasaha or Kalmasapada. Because of his own misdeed, Mitrasaha was sonless and was cursed by Vasistha to become a man-eater [Raksasa].
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