Ajamidhavamsha, Ajamīḍhavaṃśa, Ajamidha-vamsha: 1 definition



Ajamidhavamsha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Ajamīḍhavaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Ajamidhavamsa or Ajamidhavamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ajamīḍhavaṃśa (अजमीढवंश) refers to royal dynasty (vaṃśa) of kings (rājan) descended from the Candravaṃśa (lunar dynasty).—Ajamīḍha, the second son of Hasti had three sons, (a) Ṛkṣa (b) Brhadiṣu and (c) Nīla.

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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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