Dilipa, aka: Dilīpa; 6 Definition(s)
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1) Dilīpa (दिलीप):—Son of Aṃśumān (son of Asamañjasa). He had a son named Bhagīratha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.9.2)
2) Dilīpa (दिलीप):—Son of Ṛkṣa (son of Devātithi). He had a son named Pratīpa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.11)(Source): Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
1a) Dilīpa (दिलीप).—A sage who knows the yoga power of Viṣṇu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 7. 44.
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 9. 2. Matsya-purāṇa 12. 44; 15. 19. Vāyu-purāṇa 73. 42. 88. 167. Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 34-5.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 10. 92; 56. 29, 32; 63. 166.
1c) A son of Ṛṣya and father of Pratīpa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 11.
1d) (Khaṭvāṅga) the son of Kṛśaśarma; comes down from heaven and resides here for a muhūrta; a master of the three worlds by intelligence and honesty.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 182.
1e) A son of Raghu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 48.
1f) A son of Bhīmasena and father of Pratīpa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 38; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 233; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 20 7-8.
1g) A son of Viśvamahat.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 182.
Dilīpa (दिलीप) is the grandson of Sagara, who, after his education at the āśrama of the sage Cyavana, with the might of his own arm conquers back the lost kingdom of his ancestors and becomes the king of Ayodhyā. He prays to Śiva to bless him with children. According to the blessings of Śiva, the king begot one son named Aṃśumat from his first wife and sixty thousand from the other. From Aṃśumat was born Dilīpa whose son is Bhagīratha, worthy son of a worthy father.(Source): Archaeological Survey of India: Śaiva monuments at Paṭṭadakal (purāṇa)
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.
Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
One of the Hands of Famous Emperors.—Dilīpa: the Patāka hand.(Source): archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).
General definition (in Hinduism)
Dilipa (दिलीप): Son of Anshumat and father of Bhāgīratha.(Source): WikiPedia: Hinduism
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