Dashashvamedha, Dasha-ashvamedha, Dāśāśvamedha, Daśāśvamedha: 6 definitions
Dashashvamedha 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 terms Dāśāśvamedha and Daśāśvamedha can be transliterated into English as Dasasvamedha or Dashashvamedha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Daśāśvamedha (दशाश्वमेध).—A holy place situated in Kurukṣetra. It is stated in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 83, Stanza 14, that those who bathe in this holy place will obtain the fruits of giving a gift of thousand cows.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Daśāśvamedha (दशाश्वमेध)—One of the several gaṭhas (bathing places) in the twelve forests on the banks of the Yamunā.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Daśāśvamedha (दशाश्वमेध):—[from daśa] n. the Tīrtha of the 10 horse-sacrifices, [iii, 5084; Revā-khaṇḍa ccviii and cclvii; Kāśī khaṇḍa, from the skanda-purāṇa lii; ??? v]
2) [v.s. ...] cf. dāś.
3) Dāśāśvamedha (दाशाश्वमेध):—[from dāśa] [wrong reading] for daś (q.v.)
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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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Starts with: Dashashvamedhajanana.
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The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.7.133-134 < [Chapter 7 - Pūrṇa (pinnacle of excellent devotees)]
Verse 1.1.26-29 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
Verse 1.1.60 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 17 - The Greatness of Daśāśvamedha < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 52 - Description of Daśāśvamedha < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Chapter 180 - The Greatness of Daśāśvamedha Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 140 - Hiraṇyāsaṅgama-tīrtha < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 20 - Naraka, Kapilātīrtha, Ṛṣitīrtha, Gaṇeśvara, Bhṛgutīrtha, Somatīrtha etc. < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 135 - The Greatness of Sābhramatī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 110 - Baladeva’s Mantra for Protecting Pradyumna < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)