Ayobahu, aka: Ayobāhu, Ayas-bahu; 3 Definition(s)

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ayobāhu (अयोबाहु).—(ayobhuja) A son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 98). Bhīmasena killed him at Kurukṣetra. (Mahābhārata, Droṇa Parva, Chapter 157, Verse 19).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Ayobāhu (अयोबाहु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.7) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ayobāhu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ayobāhu (अयोबाहु).—Name of a son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra.

Derivable forms: ayobāhuḥ (अयोबाहुः).

Ayobāhu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ayas and bāhu (बाहु).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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