Devahrada, Devahradā, Deva-hrada: 7 definitions


Devahrada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Devahrada in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Devahrada (देवह्रद).—A tīrtha centre on the heights of Mount Kālañjara. A dip in its holy waters will bring the same result as the dāna (gift) of a thousand cows. (Vana Parva, Chapter 85, Verse 56).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Devahrada (देवह्रद).—In the Sālagrāma; here Nāgarāṭ takes the piṇḍa of the deserving and rejects that of the undeserving.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 90.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Devahrada (देवह्रद) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.83.18, III.83.34) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Deva-hrada) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)

Devahradā (देवह्रदा) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that remains unidentified.—The Devahradā represents a river of Madradeśa, it joins the Vipāśā near Karavīrapura.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devahrada in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devahrada (देवह्रद):—[=deva-hrada] [from deva] m. ‘the d° lake’, Name of a sacred bathing-place, [Mahābhārata]

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Devahrada in German

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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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