Bahulashva, Bahulāśva, Bahula-ashva: 4 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Bahulāśva can be transliterated into English as Bahulasva or Bahulashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1) Bahulāśva (बहुलाश्व):—Son of Nikumbha (son of Haryaśva, who was the son of Dṛḍhāśva). He had a son named Kṛśāśva. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.6.25)

2) Bahulāśva (बहुलाश्व):—Son of Dhṛti (son of Vītahavya, who was a son of Śunaka). He had a son named Kṛti. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.26)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bahulāśva (बहुलाश्व).—A king of Videha ruling from Mithilā; son of Dhṛti and father of Kṛti; a devotee of Kṛṣṇa; felt that the line of Nimi was purified by their stay.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 26; X. 86. 16, 24-37; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 64. 23; Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 23; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 31.
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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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bahulāśva (बहुलाश्व).—Name of a king of Maithili dynasty.

Derivable forms: bahulāśvaḥ (बहुलाश्वः).

Bahulāśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bahula and aśva (अश्व).

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

Bahulāśva (बहुलाश्व):—[from bahula > bah] m. ‘having many horses’, Name of a king, [Purāṇa]

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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 (even English!). 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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