Bhadraratha: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Bhadraratha (भद्ररथ).—A son of Haryaṅga, and father of Bṛhadratha.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 99; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 109; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 18. 22.
1b) A son of Śaṭha, and of the Rohinī family.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 170; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 168.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bhadraratha (भद्ररथ):—[=bhadra-ratha] [from bhadra > bhand] m. Name of 2 men, [Harivaṃśa; Inscriptions]
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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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]