Dvimidha, Dvimīḍha: 6 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dvimīḍha (द्विमीढ):—One of the three sons of Hastī (son of Bṛhatkṣatra). He had a son called Yavīnara. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.21, 9.21.27)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Dvimīḍha (द्विमीढ).—A King of the Pūru dynasty. He was the brother of Ajamīḍha and Purumīḍha. (Agni Purāṇa, Stanza 278).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dvimīḍha (द्विमीढ).—A son of Hastin and father of Yavīnara.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 21, 27; Matsya-purāṇa 49. 43; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 166.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Dvimīḍha (द्विमीढ):—[=dvi-mīḍha] [from dvi] m. Name of a son of Hastin (Bṛhat) and grandson of Su-hotra, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Yavinara, Kritiman, Brihatputra, Purumidha, Hasti, Sindhurathavamsha, Ajamidha.
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The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 22 - The Royal Dynasties of Pāñcāla, Magadha and Kuru < [Book 9 - Ninth Skandha]
Chapter 21 - The Race of Bharata—The History of Rantideva < [Book 9 - Ninth Skandha]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.1m - The Paurava Dynasty < [Chapter 3 - Historical aspects in the Matsyapurāṇa]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXL - Description of the race of puru < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter XIX - Dynasty of Puru < [Book IV]
Narayaniya (Narayaneeyam) (by Vishwa Adluri)