Bharatagraja, aka: Bharatāgraja, Bharata-agraja; 2 Definition(s)


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Bharatāgraja (भरताग्रज).—'the elder brother of Bharata', an epithet of Rāma; अस्त्येव मन्युर्भरताग्रजे मे (astyeva manyurbharatāgraje me) R.14.73.

Derivable forms: bharatāgrajaḥ (भरताग्रजः).

Bharatāgraja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bharata and agraja (अग्रज).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bharatāgraja (भरताग्रज).—m.

(-jaḥ) A name of Rama. E. bharata and agraja elder.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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