Adhisomakrishna, Adhisomakṛṣṇa: 2 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Adhisomakṛṣṇa can be transliterated into English as Adhisomakrsna or Adhisomakrishna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Adhisomakṛṣṇa (अधिसोमकृष्ण).—The son of Śatānīka—‘the king now ruling’: performed three great sacrifices—one for three years at Puṣkara, the other two of two years' duration at Kurukṣetra and Dṛṣadvatī respectively-Father of Vivikṣu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 66, 78.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
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