Dharmaputra, 2 Definition(s)
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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.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. 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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