Mitraghna, aka: Mitra-ghna; 2 Definition(s)

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Mitraghna in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [M] · next »

Mitraghna (मित्रघ्न).—a. treacherous.

Mitraghna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mitra and ghna (घ्न).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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Mitra
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Sumitra
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Shatrughna
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Kritaghna
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Balamitra
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Krimighna
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Kaphaghna
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Agnimitra
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Mitramitra
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Rakshoghna
Rakṣoghna (रक्षोघ्न).—m. (-ghnaḥ) Marking-nut plant. n. (-ghna) 1. Sour gruel made from the fer...
Ghna
Ghna (घ्न).—a. (-ghnī f.) (Used only at the end of comp.) Killing, destroying, removing, curing...
Strighna
Strīghna (स्त्रीघ्न).—m. (-ghnaḥ) A woman’s murderer. E. strī, and ghna who kills.
Kritrimamitra
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Mitrabheda
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