Barhadratha, Bārhadratha: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Barhadratha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bārhadratha (बार्हद्रथ).—Ruled for 1000 years; as kings of Magadha; the last of them was Ripuñjaya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 49; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 23. 12-13.
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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

[«previous next»] — Barhadratha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bārhadratha (बार्हद्रथ).—A patronymic of king Jarāsandha, q. v.

Derivable forms: bārhadrathaḥ (बार्हद्रथः).

See also (synonyms): barhadrathi.

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

1) Bārhadratha (बार्हद्रथ):—[=bārhad-ratha] [from bārhad > bārhat] mf(ī)n. relating to Bṛhad-ratha, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [patronymic] of Jarāsaṃdha, [ib.; Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] (With bhū-pālāḥ), [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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