Hindu - A king, ancestor of the Pauravas. Son of Yayati and Sarmishtha. Brother of Anu and Turvasu. Half-brother of Yadu. His father had been cursed by Shukra, father of Yayati's wife Devayani, for consorting with her maid, Sarmishtha, and was infertile as a result. Puru the devoted son, took this affliction upon himself. In some references, referred to as Puru, Poros, Poros, Malay Kaidu or Malay Kaidu.

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