Anadhrishti, Anādhṛṣṭi: 8 definitions


Anadhrishti 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 Anādhṛṣṭi can be transliterated into English as Anadhrsti or Anadhrishti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Anadhrishti in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि).—A King of the Pūru dynasty. Genealogy. Descended from Viṣṇu thus: Viṣṇu-Brahmā-Atri-Candra-Budha-Purūravas-Āyus-Nahuṣa-Yayāti-Pūru-Janamejaya-Prācinvan-Namasyu-Vītabhaya-Śuṇḍu-Bahuvidha-Saṃyāti-Rahovādī-Raudrāśvan-Anādhṛṣṭi.

Anādhṛṣṭi is a son born to Raudrāśva by Miśrakeśī, an Apsar woman. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 94, Verses 8-12). Anādhṛṣṭi has two synonyms, Ṛceyu and Anvagbhānu. (See full article at Story of Anādhṛṣṭi from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

2) Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि).—Verse 58, Chapter 14 of Sabhā Parva mentions seven great Yādavas. One Anādhṛṣṭi is named amongst the seven. This Anādhṛṣṭi was present at the marriage of Abhimanyu at Ipaplavanagara. (Mahābhārata, Virāṭa Parva, Chapter 72, Verse 22). There was one Anādhṛṣṭi also amongst the warriors who encompassed Arjuna and Kṛṣṇa at the battle-field of Kurukṣetra. (Mahābhārata, Udyoga Parva, Chapter 151, Verse 67). He was the son of King Vṛddhakṣema. Hence he was called Vārddhakṣemi also.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि).—A son of Śūra and Bhojā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 149 and 189; Matsya-purāṇa 46. 3.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.10) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Anādhṛṣṭi) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anadhrishti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि):—[=an-ādhṛṣṭi] [from an-ādhṛṣ] m. ‘superior to any check’, Name of a son of Śura

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Ugrasena (general of the Yādavas).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि):—[bahuvrihi compound] m.

(-ṣṭiḥ) 1) The proper name of [a.]) a prince, the son of Śura by Bhojyā, or according to others by Māriṣā, and brother of Vasudeva; his wife is Aśmakī and his son Ninartaśatru or according to another reading, Nirvṛttiśatru; [b.]) a son of Ugrasena and chief of the Yādavas.

2) A name or epithet of Ṛcheyu, the son of Raudrāśva. E. a priv. and ādhṛṣṭi, ‘suffering no defeat, invincible’.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anādhṛṣṭi (अनाधृष्टि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇāhiṭṭhi.

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Anadhrishti in German

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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 (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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