Dridhayudha, Dṛḍhāyudha, Dridha-ayudha: 9 definitions


Dridhayudha 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 Dṛḍhāyudha can be transliterated into English as Drdhayudha or Dridhayudha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dridhayudha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध).—(CITRĀYUDHA). One of the 100 sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra killed in the great war. (Droṇa Parva, Chapter 136, Verse 20).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.8) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dṛḍhāyudha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of dridhayudha or drdhayudha in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Dridhayudha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध).—an epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: dṛḍhāyudhaḥ (दृढायुधः).

Dṛḍhāyudha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dṛḍha and āyudha (आयुध).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध).—m.

(-dhaḥ) A hero, one firm in battle. E. dṛḍha, and āyudha war.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध).—[adjective] having strong weapons; [Epithet] of Śiva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध):—[from dṛḍha > dṛh] mfn. having strong weapons, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva

3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Dhṛta-rāṣṭra, [Mahābhārata i.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dṛḍhāyudha (दृढायुध):—[dṛḍhā+yudha] (dhaḥ) 1. m. A hero.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dridhayudha in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.

Discover the meaning of dridhayudha or drdhayudha in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: