Ariha, Arihā: 3 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Arihā (अरिहा).—One of the two amitābha gaṇas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 16.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ariha (अरिह):—[=a-ri-ha] [from a-ri] m. ‘killing enemies’, Name of a prince, (son of Avācīna), [Mahābhārata i, 3771]
2) [v.s. ...] of another prince (son of Devātithi), [ib., 3776.]
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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The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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