Son of king Nahusha and Ashokasundari.
King Yayati was married
with Devayani, the daughter of Shukra, predeptor of the demons. They had two sons Yadu and Turvasu.
Secretly he married
Sharmishta, the daughter of Vrishaparvas, king of demons. They had three sons, Druhyu, Anu and Puru.
When Devayani found it out, she cursed Yayati becoming old instantly. He exchanged his old age with Puru’s youth. When he had enjoyed life, he gave Puru back the youth.
In Padma Purana Yayati has a third wife, Ashrubindumati.
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