Devatithi, Devātithi: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Devatithi in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Devātithi (देवातिथि):—Son of Ayutāyu (son of Rādhika). He had a son named Ṛkṣa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.11)



Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Devātithi (देवातिथि).—A king born in the Pūru dynasty. Akrodha was his father and Karambhā, daughter of the king of Kaliṅga, his mother. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 95, Verse 22). Devātithi had wedded Maryādā, daughter of the King of Videha. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 95, Verse 23).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Devātithi (देवातिथि).—A son of Krodhana and father of Ṛṣya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 11. Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 20. 5.

1b) A son of Akrodhana.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 37; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 232.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Devātithi (देवातिथि) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Devātithi) 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Devātithi (देवातिथि):—[from deva] m. ‘guest of the g°’, Name of a Kāṇva and author of [Ṛg-veda viii, 4; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa ix, 2]

2) [v.s. ...] of a prince who was son of A-krodhana (or Krodhana, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 22, 11]) and Karambhā, [Mahābhārata i, 3775.]

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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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