Brihadrana, Bṛhadraṇa: 5 definitions



Brihadrana 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 Bṛhadraṇa can be transliterated into English as Brhadrana or Brihadrana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Bṛhadraṇa (बृहद्रण):—Son of Bṛhadbala (son of Takṣaka). He will be born in the future and become a king. He will have a son called Ūrukriya. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.9-10)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bṛhadraṇa (बृहद्रण).—A son of Bṛhadbala and father of Urukriya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 9-10.
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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»] — Brihadrana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bṛhadraṇa (बृहद्रण):—[=bṛhad-raṇa] [from bṛhad > bṛṃh] m. Name of a king, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. bṛhat-kṣaṇa).

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Brihadrana 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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