Mahadhriti, Mahādhṛti: 6 definitions


Mahadhriti 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 Mahādhṛti can be transliterated into English as Mahadhrti or Mahadhriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Mahadhriti in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Mahādhṛti (महाधृति):—Son of Viśruta (son of Devamīḍha). He had a son named Kṛtirāta. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.16-17)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Mahādhṛti (महाधृति).—A King of the Solar dynasty. Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Mahādhṛti (महाधृति).—A son of Vistṛuta (Vibudha, Viṣṇu-purāṇa, Visruta, Burnouf) and father of Kṛtirāta.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 16-17; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Mahadhriti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mahādhṛti (महाधृति):—[=mahā-dhṛti] [from mahā > mah] m. Name of a king, [Purāṇa]

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Mahadhriti in German

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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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