Amitadhvaja, Amita-dhvaja: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Amitadhvaja (अमितध्वज).—A Rākṣasa. (Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 227, Verse 50).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Amitadhvaja (अमितध्वज).—A son of Dharmarāja—Janaka and father of Kāṇḍikya.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 6. 7-8.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Amitadhvaja (अमितध्वज).—Name of a son of Dharmadhvaja; V. P.
Derivable forms: amitadhvajaḥ (अमितध्वजः).
Amitadhvaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amita and dhvaja (ध्वज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Amitadhvaja (अमितध्वज).—name of a Buddha in the west: Sukhāvatīvyūha 97.15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Amitadhvaja (अमितध्वज):—[=a-mita-dhvaja] [from a-mita] a m. Name of a son of Dharmadhvaja, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] b Name of a Tathāgata, [Sukhāvatī-vyūha ii]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Amitadhvaja (अमितध्वज):—m. Nomen proprium eines Sohne des Dharmadhvaja [Viṣṇupurāṇa 6,6,6.]
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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