Bharga, aka: Bhārga; 9 Definition(s)
Bharga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Bharga (भर्ग):—Son of Vītihotra (son of Sukumāra). His son was called Bhārgabhūmi. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.17.9)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
1) Bharga (भर्ग).—Grandson of Divodāsa, a King of the Pūru line. Divodāsa got a son named Pratardana. Bharga and Vatsa were the sons of Pratardana. (Chapter 278, Agni Purāṇa).
2) Bharga (भर्ग).—A synonym of Śiva.
3) Bharga (भर्ग).—A village of ancient India. (Śloka 51, Chapter 9, Bhīṣma Parva, Mahābhārata).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
1a) Bharga (भर्ग).—A son of Vītihotra and father of Bhārgabhūmi.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 17. 9.
1b) A son of Vanhi and father of Bhānuman.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 16.
2a) Bhārga (भार्ग).—A son of Vītihotra, and father of Bhārgabhūmi.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa N. 8. 20.
2b) A son of Vanhi and father of Bhānu.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 16. 3.
Bhārga (भार्ग) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.49, II.27.10) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Bhārga) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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.
India history and geogprahy
Bharga (भर्ग) or Bhagga was an ancient state dependent of Vatsa or Vaṃsa: one of the sixteen Mahājanapadas of the Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of ancient India, as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing the geography of ancient India as it was known in to Early Buddhism).—The kingdom of the Vaṃsas or Vatsas is mentioned in the Aṅguttara Nikāya as one of the sixteen great countries of India. The Bhagga (i.e. Bharga) state of Suṃsumāragiri was a dependency of the Vatsa kingdom (Jātaka No. 353). This is confirmed by the Mahābhārata and the Harivaṇśa which testify to the close association of these two realms.Source: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism
Bharga.—(IE 7-1-2), ‘eleven’. Note: bharga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
1) Name of Śiva.
2) Of Brahman.
3) Radiance, lustre; आदित्यान्तर्गतं वर्चो भर्गाख्यं तन्मुमुक्षुभिः (ādityāntargataṃ varco bhargākhyaṃ tanmumukṣubhiḥ) Yogiyājñavalkya.
Derivable forms: bhargaḥ (भर्गः).
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Bhārga (भार्ग).—A king of the Bhargas.
Derivable forms: bhārgaḥ (भार्गः).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Bharga (भर्ग).—m. pl. (= Pali Bhagga; possibly to be iden-tified with Sanskrit Bharga or Bhārga, Mahābhārata Cr. ed. 2.27.10; 6.10.49), n. of a people, whose capital was Śuśumāragiri, q.v.: Divy 181.22 ff.; 189.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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