Mitraghna, Mitra-ghna: 3 definitions
Mitraghna 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Mitraghna (मित्रघ्न).—A demon who fought on the side of Rāvaṇa in the Rāma-Rāvaṇa battle. Śrī Rāma killed this demon. (Chapter 34, Verse 27, Yuddha Kāṇḍa, Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa).
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mitraghna (मित्रघ्न).—a. treacherous.
Mitraghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mitra and ghna (घ्न).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mitraghna (मित्रघ्न):—[=mitra-ghna] [from mitra] mfn. ‘fr°-killing’, treacherous, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Rākṣasa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Divo-dāsa, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
4) Mitraghnā (मित्रघ्ना):—[=mitra-ghnā] [from mitra-ghna > mitra] f. Name of a river, [Harivaṃśa] ([v.l.] citra-ghnī).
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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