Dvimidha, Dvimīḍha: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

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.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

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.

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