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Ketuman In Hindu Scriptures

In Hindu scriptures, names often have multiple meanings and associations, and Ketuman seems to be one such multifaceted term, denoting a demon, a place, and a divine figure. These different interpretations and contexts contribute to the rich tapestry of Hindu mythology and philosophy.

A Demon: Ketuman is another name for a demon named Ketu, who was the son of Sage Kashyapa and his wife Danu.

Sudatta's Palace in Dwaraka: Sudatta, also known as Satyabhama, was one of the wives of Lord Krishna. It is mentioned in some texts that she lived in a palace called Ketuman in the legendary city of Dwaraka, the capital of Lord Krishna's kingdom.

Ketuman, the Son of Dhanvantari: According to the Bhagavata Purana, during the churning of the ocean (Samudra Manthan), Dhanvantari, the physician of the gods, emerged holding the pot of Amrita (the nectar of immortality). Ketuman is mentioned as his son.