Dridhasyu, Dṛḍhasyu: 1 definition


Dridhasyu 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.

The Sanskrit term Dṛḍhasyu can be transliterated into English as Drdhasyu or Dridhasyu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dṛḍhasyu (दृढस्यु).—A son born to Agastya maharṣi by Lopāmudrā. He was born only after remaining in the mother’s womb for seven years. He was a very great scholar and tapasvī. He began studying the Vedas from the very time of his birth. He is called Idhmavāha also. (See Idhmavāha).

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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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