Ariha, aka: Arihā; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Ariha (अरिह).—A King of the lunar dynasty. He was a son born to Arvācīna (a king of the Pūru dynasty) and Maryādā, a princess of Vidarbha. Ariha had a son, Mahābhauma, born of his wife, a princess of Aṅga. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 19, Verses 18-19).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Arihā (अरिहा).—One of the two amitābha gaṇas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 16.
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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