Dhritiman, Dhṛtiman, Dhṛtimān: 2 definitions


Dhritiman 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 terms Dhṛtiman and Dhṛtimān can be transliterated into English as Dhrtiman or Dhritiman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Dhṛtimān (धृतिमान्).—A king of the family of Yayāti. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9).

2) Dhṛtimān (धृतिमान्).—An ancient country in Kuśadvīpa (the island of Kuśa). (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 12, Stanza 13).

3) Dhṛtimān (धृतिमान्).—See under Dhṛṣṭabuddhi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Dhṛtiman (धृतिमन्).—A son of Dhenukā and Kīrtiman.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 17.

1b) A son of Mahāvīrya and father of Sudhṛti.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 64. 9. Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 9.

1c) (Angīras) a sage of the Raucya epoch.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 102; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 40.

1d) A son of Sudaridra (s.v.) of Pāñcāladeśa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 21. 3.

1e) A son of Purūravas and Urvaśī.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 24. 33.

1f) A son of Yavīnara and father of Satyadhṛti.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 70; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 184; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 49.
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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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