Ashvabahu, Aśvabāhu: 2 definitions
Ashvabahu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Aśvabāhu can be transliterated into English as Asvabahu or Ashvabahu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Aśvabāhu (अश्वबाहु).—A son of Citraka.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 113.
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
Aśvabāhu (अश्वबाहु):—[=aśva-bāhu] [from aśva] m. Name of a son of Citraka, [Harivaṃśa 1920 and 2088.]
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 Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 13 - The Deeds of the Avatāra (Incarnation) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]