Babruvahana, Babruvāhana: 2 definitions
Babruvahana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Babruvāhana (बब्रुवाहन).—A son of Arjuna and Ulūpi, the daughter of the king of Maṇipura; became a putrikāputra.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 32; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 20. 50.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
Babruvahana was the son of Arjuna, and Chitrangada, the princess of Manipur. He was brought up in Manipur due to the promise given by his father to his grandfather Chitravahana, the King of Manipur. After his grandfather's demise, he ruled Manipur.
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