Diptaketu, Dīptaketu: 5 definitions
Diptaketu 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Dīptaketu (दीप्तकेतु).—A King of olden times. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 1, verse 237).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dīptaketu (दीप्तकेतु).—A son of Dakṣa Sāvarṇi.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 18; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 24.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dīptaketu (दीप्तकेतु):—[=dīpta-ketu] [from dīpta > dīp] m. ‘bright-bannered’, Name of a king, [Mahābhārata i, 231]
2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Manu Dakṣa-sāvarṇi, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa viii, 13, 18.]
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