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Anīha, aka: Aniha; 2 Definition(s)


Anīha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Anīha can be transliterated into English as Aniha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Anīha (अनीह).—A son of Devānīka and father of Pāriyātra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 2.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

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

General definition (in Hinduism)

Anīha (अनीह):—Son of Devānīka (son of Kṣemadhanvā). He had a son named Pāriyātra. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.2)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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