Amanthu: 1 definition



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Amanthu (अमन्थु).—A king of the family of Priyavrata. Genealogy: From Viṣṇu descended in this order: Brahmā-Svāyambhuva Manu-Priyavrata-Agīndhra-Nābhi-Ṛṣabha-Bharata-Sumati-Devatājit-Devadyumna-Parameṣṭi-Pratiha-Pratihartā-Bhūmā-Sīta-Prastoka-Vibhu-Pṛthuṣeṇa-Nakta-Gaya-Citraratha-Samrāṭ-Marīci-Vindumān-Madhu-Vīravrata-Amanthu. Vīravrata had two sons, Manthu and Amanthu. (See full article at Story of Amanthu from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

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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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