Devadyumna: 2 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Devadyumna (देवद्युम्न).—A king of the dynasty of Bharata. From Bharata, son of Ṛṣabha, was born Sumati, from Sumati Devajit and from him Devadyumna was born. Devadyumna was the grand-father of King Pratīpa and father of King Parameṣṭhi. (Bhāgavata Pañcama Skandha).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Devadyumna (देवद्युम्न).—The son of Devatājit and Āsuri; husband of Dhenumatī and father of Parameṣṭhī.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 3.
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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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