Arimejaya; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

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

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 110.

1b) A son of Upamadgu.*

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

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

Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

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