Three sisters, daughters of the king of Kashi. Bhishma abducted them at the spouse election festival in order to marry them to his half-brother, King Vichitravirya.
Ambika is the mother of Dhritarashtra, father of the Kauravas.
Ambalika is the mother of Pandu, father of the Pandavas.
Ambalika’s maid, Sudri, is the mother of Vidura.
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