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Brihatsena, aka: Bṛhatsena; 1 Definition(s)


Brihatsena 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 Bṛhatsena can be transliterated into English as Brhatsena or Brihatsena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1a) Bṛhatsena (बृहत्सेन).—The son of Sunakṣatra and father of Karmajit.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 47.

1b) A son of Kṛṣṇa and Bhadrā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 17.

1c) Father of Lakṣmaṇā (s.v.) and fatherin-law of Kṛṣṇa, who married her in svayaṃvara.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 83. 18-26, 37-9.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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