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Prithu, aka: Pṛthu; 4 Definition(s)

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Pṛthu (पृथु):—Son of Anenā (son of Purañjaya). He had a son named Viśvagandhi. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.6.20)

Added: 01.Aug.2015 | Wisdom Library: Hinduism
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Prithu is "celebrated as the first consecrated king, from whom the earth received her (Sanskrit) name Prithvi."

Prithu (Sanskrit: पृथु, Pṛthu, lit. "large, great, important, abundant") is a sovereign (chakravartin), named in the Vedic scriptures and considered an Avatar (incarnation) of the preserver god—Vishnu.He is also called Pruthu, Prithi and Prithu Vainya, literally, Prithu — the son of Vena.

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Prithu is a King of the Solar dynasty and an ancestor of Rama. He is the son of Anaranya and the father of Trishanku.

Added: 16.Jun.2012 | Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
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