Bharmyashva, Bharmyāśva, Bharmyaśva: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Bharmyāśva and Bharmyaśva can be transliterated into English as Bharmyasva or Bharmyashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Bharmyashva in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Bharmyāśva (भर्म्याश्व):—Son of Arka (son of Puruja). He had five sons named Mudgala, Yavīnara, Bṛhadviśva, Kāmpilla and Sañjaya. They where collectively known as the Pañcālas. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.31)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bharmyaśva (भर्म्यश्व).—A famous king of Pāñcāla Deśa. He had five heroic sons headed by Mudgala. (Navama Skandha, Bhāgavata)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bharmyāśva (भर्म्याश्व).—A son of Arka and father of five sons, Mudgala and others; as the five sons were fit to rule five countries Bharmyāśva called them by the common name, the Pāñcālas.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 31-33.
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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

[«previous next»] — Bharmyashva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bharmyāśva (भर्म्याश्व):—(?) m. Name of a prince (father of Mudgala), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. hary-aśva and bhārmyaśva).

2) Bhārmyaśva (भार्म्यश्व):—[from bhārmya] m. ([from] bhṛmy-aśva) [patronymic] of Mudgala, [Nirukta, by Yāska; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Bharmyashva in German

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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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