Hindu - A king. Husband of Devayani. Father of Yadu by Devayani. Father of Anu, Puru and Turvasu. By Sarmishtha. He found Devayani lying in a well, where she had been thrown by the princess Sarmishtha, and married her. Sarmishtha was made a servant at the court of Yayati who had an affair with her, fathering three sons. As a result, Devayani left him and her father, the priest Shukra, placed a curse of impotence on Yayati. In some versions, Turvasu was the son of Devayani. Sometimes known as Yayati.

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