Dhutapapa, Dhūtapāpā, Dhūtapāpa, Dhuta-papa: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
Dhūtapāpā (धूतपापा).—Name of a river originating from Himālaya, a holy mountain (kulaparvata) in Bhārata, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 85. There are settlements (janapada) where Āryas and Mlecchas dwell who drink water from these rivers.
Bhārata is a region south of Hemādri, once ruled over by Bharata (son of Ṛṣabha), whose ancestral lineage can be traced back to Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Dhūtapāpā (धूतपापा).—A river from the Himālayas.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 26.
1b) A river in Kuśadvīpa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 61; Matsya-purāṇa 122. 71. Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 43.
Dhūtapāpā (धूतपापा) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.17). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dhūtapāpā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dhūtapāpa (धूतपाप).—a. who has shaken off his sins, free from sin, pure.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) Purified from sin. E. dhuta shaken, pāpa sin.
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(-ṣaḥ-ṣā-ṣaṃ) Pure, free from sin. E. dhūta shaken, pāpa sin.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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)
Starts with: Dhutapapasthalatirtha.
Ends with: Nirdhutapapa.
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