Anamitra: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Anamitra (अनमित्र).—A king of the Solar dynasty. The Ātmapurāṇa refers to him as the son of Nighna.
2) Anamitra (अनमित्र).—Anamitra, son of Dhṛṣṭa is referred to as a king of the Yādavas in Ātmapurāṇa.
3) Anamitra (अनमित्र).—One Anamitra, son of Vṛṣṇi is referred to in Matsyapurāṇa. He was the father of Śini.
4) Anamitra (अनमित्र).—A son born to King Kroṣṭā and his wife Mādrī.
5) Anamitra (अनमित्र).—Father of Cākṣuṣa, the Manu of the 6th Manvantara and son of sage Anamitra. (See Ānanda).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Anamitra (अनमित्र).—A son of Yudhājit. Father of Nimna, and Śini. A third son was Vṛṣṇi.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 12-14; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 20.
1b) A son of Nighna: went to the forest for penance.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 47-8.
1c) The youngest son of Mādrī and Vṛṣṇi (Sumitra, Viṣṇu-purāṇa). Father of Nighna, Śini, (Chini, Vāyu-purāṇa) Yudhājit, Vṛṣabha and Kṣetra.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 45. 2-3, 22 & 25; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 99; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 13. 9; 14. 1.
1d) A son of Mādrī.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 19; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa I. 1. 123.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Anamitra (अनमित्र).—a. Having no enemies.
-tram A state of having no enemies.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anamitra (अनमित्र).—[adjective] free from enemies; [neuter] as [abstract]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Anamitra (अनमित्र):—[=an-amitra] mfn. having no enemies, [Atharva-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] n. the having no enemies, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of various persons, particularly a king of Ayodhyā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Anamitra (अनमित्र):—[bahuvrihi compound] I. m. f. n.
(-traḥ-trā-tram) Free from enemies, without enemies. Ii. n.
(-tram) The being free from or without enemies. Iii. m.
(-traḥ) A proper name of
1) A prince of the solar race, a descendant of Sagara, son of Nighna and brother of Raghu, the fifty-second king of Ayodhyā.
2) A son of the king Kroṣṭu or Kroṣtṛ by Gāndhāri and father of Śini or, according to others, a grandson of Vṛṣṇi, son of Sumitra by Mādrī and brother to Śini; or, again, a grandson of Dhṛṣṭa, son of Sumitra &c. E. a priv. and amitra.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Anamitra (अनमित्र):—(3. a + amitra)
1) adj. frei von Feinden, unangefeindet: yāṃ ca.ra ā.mane nami.rāṃ śacī.atiḥ [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 12, 1, 10.] taṃ panthānaṃ jayemānami.ramataska.am [47.] anamitro rājā [Yāska’s Nirukta 1, 16.] —
2) m. Nomen proprium Sohn Nighna's und Bruder Raghu's [Harivaṃśa 819.] Sohn Kroṣṭu’s [1906.] der jüngste Sohn Vṛṣṇi’s und Vater Śini’s [1934. Vgl.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 424. 425.] und dazu [Nalopākhyāna 8.] —
3) n. Feindlosigkeit [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 18, 6.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 6, 40, 3.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
1) Adj. frei von Feinden , unangefeindet. —
2) m. Nomen proprium eines Mannes. —
3) n. Feindlosigkeit.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter XIV - Dynasty of Anamitra and Andhaka < [Book IV]
Chapter XIII - An account of the sons of Satvata < [Book IV]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 15 - An Account of Sagara (continued) < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 34 - Krausthu’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 38 - An Account of Svyamantaka Jewel < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)