Dhundhiraja, Ḍhuṇḍhirāja, Dhundhi-raja: 4 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dhundhiraja in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Skanda-purana

Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज) is another name for Ḍhuṇḍhi-vināyaka: a central deity of Kāśī (Vārāṇasī), to be worshipped by pilgrims on entrance to Kāśī, together with fifty-six vināyakas, according to the Kāśīkhaṇḍa (Skanda-purāṇa 4.2.57)

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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»] — Dhundhiraja in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—father of Vināyaka Bhaṭṭa (Aṅgarejacandrikā 1801). Oxf. 134^a.

2) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—Kāverīstotra.

3) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—Cāturmāsyaprayoga Baudh. Haug. 34.

4) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—son of Nṛsiṃha of Pārthapura, father of Gaṇeśa (Gaṇitamañjarī): Ṛṇabhaṅgādhyāya jy. B. 4, 116. Kuṇḍakalpalatā. [Mackenzie Collection] 31. K. 170. Grahaphalopapatti. Ben. 29. Grahalāghavodāharaṇa. Ben. 27. Jātakakaustubha. B. 4, 132. Jātakābharaṇa. Tājikabhūṣaṇa. L. 554. Tājikābharaṇa. B. 4, 146. Pañcāṅgaphala. B. 4, 152. Rājayogādhyāya jy. B. 4, 188. Śiṣṭādhyāya jy. B. 4, 198. Sudhārasakaraṇacashaka. Ben. 27. Sudhārasasāriṇī, a
—[commentary] on Ananta's Sudhārasa. Ben. 27.

5) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—a descendant of Piṅgala: Abhinavakādambarī. Lakṣmīsahasraviṣamapadavyākhyā.

6) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—Jātakasāra.

7) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—Bhāṣāmañjarī.

8) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—ḍhuṇḍhirāja, son of Puruṣottama, grandson of Rāmakṛṣṇa, pupil of Rāmapaṇḍita, the father of Nandapaṇḍita: Kuṇḍakalpalatā Io. 2720 (not by Dhuṇḍhirāja, son of Nṛsiṃha).

9) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—son of Śrīraṅgabhaṭṭa: Bhāṣāmañjarī [grammatical]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ḍhuṇḍhirāja (ढुण्ढिराज):—[=ḍhuṇḍhi-rāja] [from ḍhuṇḍhi > ḍhuṇḍh] m. Name of the author of a work on nativities

2) [v.s. ...] of Bālakṛṣṇa’s father

3) [v.s. ...] of Vināyaka-bhaṭṭa’s father (about 1800 A.D.)

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Dhundhiraja in German

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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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