Diviratha: 2 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Diviratha (दिविरथ).—A King born in Bharata’s dynasty. He was the grandson of Bharata and the son of Bhumanya. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 94, Verse 24).
2) Diviratha (दिविरथ).—A king. He was the son of Dadhivāhana. In the course of Paraśurāma’s extermination of Kṣatriyas, the sage Gautama rescued a son of Diviratha and gave shelter to him. (Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 49, Verse 80Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Diviratha (दिविरथ).—The son of Khanapāna (Anapāna Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa and Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Dharmaratha.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 6-7; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 103; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 18. 15; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 101.
1b) The son of Dadhivāhana; his son was Vidvan Dharmaratha.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 92.
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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
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