Ambhoruha, aka: Ambhas-ruha; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ambhoruha (अम्भोरुह).—A son of Sage Viśvāmitra. (Mahābhārata, Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 59).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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-English dictionary

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Ambhoruha (अम्भोरुह).—a lotus; हेमाम्भोरुहसस्यानां तद्वाप्यो धाम सांप्रतम् (hemāmbhoruhasasyānāṃ tadvāpyo dhāma sāṃpratam) Ku.2.44. m. the (Indian) crane.

Derivable forms: ambhoruham (अम्भोरुहम्).

Ambhoruha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ambhas and ruha (रुह).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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