Barhanashva, Barhanāśva, Barhaṇāśva: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Barhanashva 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 terms Barhanāśva and Barhaṇāśva can be transliterated into English as Barhanasva or Barhanashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Barhaṇāśva (बर्हणाश्व).—A king born of the dynasty of emperor Pṛthu. Descending in order: Pṛthu-Viśvarandhi-Candra-Yuvanāśva-Śāvanta-Bṛhadaśva-Dhundhumāra (alias Valayāśva)-Dṛḍhāśva-Haryaśva-Nikumbha and to Nikuṃbha was born Barhaṇāśva and from him Kṛśāśva-Prasenajit-Yuvanāśva-Māndhātā. (Saptama Skandha, Devī Bhāgavata).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Barhanāśva (बर्हनाश्व).—(Varhanāśva, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa); son of Nikumbha and father of Kṛśāśva.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 6. 25.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Barhaṇāśva (बर्हणाश्व):—[from barhaṇa] m. Name of a prince (son of Nikumbha), [Bhāgavata-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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