Matritirtha, Mātṛtīrtha, Matri-tirtha: 2 definitions
Matritirtha 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 Mātṛtīrtha can be transliterated into English as Matrtirtha or Matritirtha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Mātṛtīrtha (मातृतीर्थ).—A sacred place situated on the outskirts of Kurukṣetra. If one bathes in a holy pond there one would be rich in children. (Śloka 58, Chapter 83, Vana Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Mātṛtīrtha (मातृतीर्थ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.47) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Mātṛ-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Ends with: Bhadaharimatritirtha.
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