Brihadraja, Bṛhadrāja: 5 definitions
Brihadraja 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 term Bṛhadrāja can be transliterated into English as Brhadraja or Brihadraja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Bṛhadrāja (बृहद्राज):—Son of Amitrajit (son of Sutapā). He will be born in the future and become a king. He will have a son called Barhi. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.13)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Bṛhadrāja (बृहद्राज).—A son of Amitrajit and father of Barhis.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 13.
1b) A son of Sumitraja.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 271. 10.
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
Bṛhadrāja (बृहद्राज):—[=bṛhad-rāja] [from bṛhad > bṛṃh] m. Name of a king, [Purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Starts with: Brihadrajamartanda.
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