Mitrasaha, Mitrasāha, Mitra-saha: 5 definitions

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Mitrasaha 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Mitrasaha (मित्रसह):—Another name for Saudāsa (son of Sudāsa). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.9.18)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Mitrasaha (मित्रसह).—See Saudāsa—also Kalmāṣapāda.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 9. 18; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 176; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 176.
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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mitrasāha (मित्रसाह).—a. kind or indulgent to friends; स्वैर्दौहित्रैस्तारितो मित्रसाहः (svairdauhitraistārito mitrasāhaḥ) Mb.1.93.28.

Mitrasāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mitra and sāha (साह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mitrasaha (मित्रसह).—[masculine] [Name] of a king & a Brahman (lit. = seq.).

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Mitrasāha (मित्रसाह).—[adjective] indulgent towards friends.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Mitrasaha (मित्रसह):—[=mitra-saha] [from mitra] m. ‘indulgent towards friends’, Name of a king (also called Kalmāṣa-pāda), [Mahābhārata] R etc. of a Brahman, [Harivaṃśa]

2) Mitrasāha (मित्रसाह):—[=mitra-sāha] [from mitra] mfn. tolerant of fr°, indulgent towards fr°, [Mahābhārata]

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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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