Arimejaya: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Arimejaya (अरिमेजय).—A Rājā of the Pūru dynasty. (See Pūru dynasty). (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 278).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Arimejaya (अरिमेजय).—A son of Gāndinī.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 110.

1b) A son of Upamadgu.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 9.
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Arimejaya (अरिमेजय) is mentioned as one who served as Adhvaryu at the snake feast celebrated in the Pañcaviṃśa Brāhmaṇa (xxv. 15).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Arimejaya (अरिमेजय):—[=a-ri-m-ejaya] [from a-ri] m. ‘shaking enemies’, Name of a Naga priest, [Pbr.]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Śvaphalka, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] of Kuru, [ib.]

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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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