Anamitra; 3 Definition(s)

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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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

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.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Anamitra (अनमित्र).—a. Having no enemies.

-tram A state of having no enemies.

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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