Dasharha, aka: Daśārha, Dāśārha, Dāśārhā, Dashan-arha; 5 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit terms Daśārha and Dāśārha and Dāśārhā can be transliterated into English as Dasarha or Dasharha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Daśārha (दशार्ह).—A king of the Yadu family. He was so famous that his descendants were called the Daśārhas. As Śrī Kṛṣṇa was born as a descendant in the line of Daśārha, Śrī Kṛṣṇa is sometimes called Dāśārha, in certain places. For genealogy see under Yaduvaṃśa.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 3; X. 36. 33; Matsya-purāṇa 44. 40.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 41; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 41.
1b) A son of Gharmātmā.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 40.
1c) (also Daśārhakās) a tribe related to the Pāṇḍavas. They defended Dvārakā when attacked.1 Praised Kṛṣṇa's heroism.2 Felt relieved at Kaṃsa's death as they heard of his plan to vanquish them.3 Followed Balarāma to Dvārakā and fought their own kinsmen.4
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 11. 11; 14. 25; III. 1. 29.
- 2) Ib. IX. 24. 63.
- 3) Ib. X. 36. 33; 39. 25; 45. 15.
- 4) Ib. X. 61. 40; XI. 29. 39; 30. 18.
2) Dāśārha (दाशार्ह).—See Daśārhas.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XI. 30. 18.
Dāśārha (दाशार्ह) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. V.7.36, V.82.3) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dāśārha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Dāśārhā (दाशार्हा).—m. (pl.) The descendants of Daśārha, the Yādavas; Śi.2.64.
-rhaḥ An epithet of Kṛṣṇa.
Derivable forms: dāśārhāḥ (दाशार्हाः).
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1) an epithet of Krisna or Visnu.
Derivable forms: daśārhaḥ (दशार्हः).
Daśārha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daśan and arha (अर्ह).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-rhaḥ) 1. A Bud'dha or Jina. 2. A country in the south of India, the kingdom of Yadu. m. plu.
(-rhāḥ) The Yadavas or people of Dasarha. E. daśa ten, and arha proper, worthy.
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(-rhaḥ-rhī-rhaṃ) Produced in Dasarha, (the country.) m.
(-rhaḥ) A name of Krishna. E. daśārha a country or one of Krishna'S ancestors, aṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 12: Marīci’s future births < [Chapter VI]
Part 4: Marriage with Devakī < [Chapter V - Birth of Rāma, Kṛṣṇa, and Ariṣṭanemi]
Part 16: Pāṇḍavas go to Dvārakā < [Chapter VI - Marriage of Kṛṣṇa with Rukmiṇī and others]
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 65 - Lord Balarama Visits Vrndavana < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
Chapter 24 - Krishna the Supreme Personality of Godhead < [Canto IX - Liberation]
Chapter 18 - Lord Balarama Slays the Demon Pralamba < [Canto X - The Summum Bonum]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
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The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)