Brihatputra, Bṛhatputra: 2 definitions


Brihatputra 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 Bṛhatputra can be transliterated into English as Brhatputra or Brihatputra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Bṛhatputra (बृहत्पुत्र).—A king of the Puru dynasty. King Suhotra was his father. King Bṛhatputra had three sons, Ajamīḍha, Dvimīḍha and Purumīḍha. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 278).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bṛhatputra (बृहत्पुत्र).—A son of Vijaya.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 107.
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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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