Dyutiman, Dyutimān: 3 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

Dyutimān (द्युतिमान्).—One of the ten sons of Priyavrata, who was a son of Svāyambhuva Manu, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 74. Svāyambhuva Manu was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being. Dyutimān was made the lord of Śālmalidvīpa, one of the seven islands (dvīpa). He had seven sons: Kuśala, Manugavya, Pīvara, Andhra, Andhakāraka, Muni and Dundubhi who ruled over their respective regions.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Dyutimān (द्युतिमान्).—A King of the Madra country. Vijayā the daughter of this King was the wife of Sahadeva, one of the Pāṇḍavas. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 95, Stanza 80).

2) Dyutimān (द्युतिमान्).—A King of the Sālva country. He gave his country to Ṛcīka and attained heaven. (M.B, Śānti Parva, Chapter 234, Stanza 33).

3) Dyutimān (द्युतिमान्).—Son of the King Madirāśva born in the Ikṣvāku dynasty. He was a mighty and bright hero. The King Suvīra was the son of Dyutimān. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 2, Stanza 9).

4) Dyutimān (द्युतिमान्).—A hermit of the family of Bhṛgu. A daughter named Lakṣmī and sons named Dhātā and Vidhātā were born to Bhṛgu by his wife Khyāti. Dhātā and Vidhātā married the daughters of Meru named Āyati and Niyati. Prāṇa and Mṛkaṇḍu were born to the couple. Mārkaṇḍeya was born from Mṛkaṇḍu and Vedaśiras from Mārkaṇḍeya. A son named Dyutimān was born to Prāṇa and Rājapāla was born to Dyutimān. The family of Bhṛgu owes its expansion to Rājapāla. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Aṃśa 1, Chapter 10).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Dyutimān (द्युतिमान्).—A son of Prāṇa (Pāṇḍu, Vāyu-purāṇa) and Puṇḍarīkā; father of two sons.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 40; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 7, 35.

1b) One of the ten sons of Kardama and king of Krauñcadvīpa which he divided among his seven sons Kuśala, Manomaya, Uṣṇa, Pāvana, Andhakāra, Muni, and Dundubhi; ruled kingdoms after their names.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 9, 13, 22-23; Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 9.

1c) Mountain a hill of Kuśadvīpa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 55; Vāyu-purāṇa 49. 50.

1d) A God of the Ābhūtaraya group.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 56.

1e) (Angiras); a Sage of the Rohita epoch.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 63.

1f) A God of the Sutārā group (Supāra:*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 89; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 94.

1g) A son of Svāyambhuva Manu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 5; Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 18. Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 104.

1h) Mountain a hill in Yamadvīpa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 48. 19.
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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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