Dyumatsena, Dyumat-sena: 5 definitions

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Dyumatsena 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Dyumatsena (द्युमत्सेन).—A King. He was the father of Satyavān. He ruled over the Sālva country. Śaibyā was his wife. By and by he lost his eye-sight. Then another King conquered his country. Dyumatsena who lost everything went to the forest with his wife Śaibyā and child, Satyavān. (For particulars of how Satyavān married Sāvitrī and how Dyumatsena regained his lost kingdom, see under Satyavān).

2) Dyumatsena (द्युमत्सेन).—A King who fought with Śrī Kṛṣṇa. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 38). He used to attend the council of Yudhiṣṭhira. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 4).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Dyumatsena (द्युमत्सेन).—Dṛḍhasena, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa) the son of Śama, and father of Sumati.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 48.

1b) Father of Satyavān; losing his eyesight and consequently his kingdom, took to forest life; got back his sight due to the grace of the God of death at the request of Sāvitrī.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 208. 14-16; 214. 10.

1c) A son of Trinetra; ruled for fortyeight years.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 271. 27.
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Dyumatsena (द्‍युमतसेन): King of Shālwas and father of Satyavān.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dyumatsena (द्युमत्सेन).—Name of a king of Śālva, and father of Satyavat, husband of Śāvitrī.

Derivable forms: dyumatsenaḥ (द्युमत्सेनः).

Dyumatsena is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dyumat and sena (सेन).

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

Dyumatsena (द्युमत्सेन).—[masculine] [Name] of a king.

context information

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