Dharmabhrit, Dharmabhṛt, Dharma-bhrit: 7 definitions
Dharmabhrit 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 term Dharmabhṛt can be transliterated into English as Dharmabhrt or Dharmabhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dharmabhṛt (धर्मभृत्).—A maharṣi who was an inhabitant of Daṇḍakāraṇya. This sage narrated to Śrī Rāma the story of the pond 'Pañcāpsara' and the gānadhārā that rises from it. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Araṇya, Sarga 11).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Dharmabhṛt (धर्मभृत्).—A son of Akrūra.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 45. 30.
1b) A son of Gāndinī.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 111.
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
1) 'a preserver or defender of justice,' a king.
2) a virtuous person.
Dharmabhṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and bhṛt (भृत्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmabhṛt (धर्मभृत्).—[adjective] maintaining the law, just.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmabhṛt (धर्मभृत्):—[=dharma-bhṛt] [from dharma > dhara] m. ‘l°-supporter’, Name of princes and other men, [Mahābhārata etc. etc.] (cf. -dhṛt).
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Bhrit, Dharma.
Starts with: Dharmabhrita.
Ends with: Rajadharmabhrit.
Full-text: Rajadharmabhrit, Dharmadhrik.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 6.10.17 < [Chapter 10 - In the Description of the Gomatī River, the Glories of Cakra-tīrtha]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 38 - An Account of Svyamantaka Jewel < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 11 - Rama visits the different Retreats and hears of Agastya < [Book 3 - Aranya-kanda]
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 69 - Śrīkṛṣṇa, his birth and life (somavaṃśa-anukīrtana) < [Section 1 - Uttarabhāga]