Anena, aka: Anenā; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

1) Anenā (अनेना):—Son of Purañjaya (son of Śaśāda, or, Vikukṣi). He had a son named Pṛthu. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.6.20)

2) Anenā (अनेना):—Son of Āyu (one of the six sons of Purūravā, who was a son of Budha). He had a son called Śuddha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.17.1-3)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1a) Anena (अनेन).—The son of Kakustha (Paurañjaya) of Pṛthu.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 6. 20; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 26; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 25; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 33.

1b) A son of Āyu and father of Śuddha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 17. 2 and 11; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 67. 2; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 8. 3.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Anena (अनेन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.70.23) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Anena) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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-English dictionary

Anena (अनेन).—a. Sinless, faultless (Sāy.); without a variegated set (of horses); अनेनो वो मरुतो यामो अस्तु (aneno vo maruto yāmo astu) Rv.6.66.7.

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Anena (अनेन).—'One who has no superior', a sovereign or paramount lord.

Derivable forms: anenaḥ (अनेनः).

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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