Hindu - A princess. Mother of Anu and Puru by Yayati. Mother of Truvasu, some say. She quarrelled with her friend Devayani and threw her down a well. A king, Yayati, found Devayani and married her, forcing Sarmishtha to become a servant at his court. She had an affair with the king and bore three sons, Anu, Puru and Turvasu. Some say that Turvasu was Devayani's son. Also called Sarmishtha, Sarmistha or Sarmistha.

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