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 (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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 Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Adhisomakrishna in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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