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Dharmaputra, 2 Definition(s)


Dharmaputra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism


1a) Dharmaputra (धर्मपुत्र).—Manu II Sāvarṇa of the tenth Paryāya.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 66-72.

1b) See under Yudhiṣṭhira. Heard the Narmadā māhatmya from Mārkaṇḍeya.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 112. 3; 186. 4-5.

1c) A Devaṛṣi.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 83.

1d) The three gaṇas of the Sādhyas, Vasus and the Viśvedevas collectively called.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 64. 3.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Dharmaputra (धर्मपुत्र): The son of Yama, epithet of Yudhishthira.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

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