Mitravinda, aka: Mitravindā, Mitra-vinda; 3 Definition(s)

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1) Mitravinda (मित्रविन्द).—A deva. The havis (clarified butter which is put in the Agni called Rathantara is intended for this deva. (Śloka 19, Chapter 220, Vana Parva).

2) Mitravindā (मित्रविन्दा).—Daughter of Śrī Kṛṣṇa’s father’s sister. Mitravindā’s mother’s name was Rājādhidevī. Rājādhidevī, qveen of Avantī, got three children named Vinda, Anuvinda and Mitravindā. In the Svayaṃvara Mitravindā chose Kṛṣṇa as her husband. Vinda and Anuvinda did not like it and joining the Kaurava side fought against Kṛṣṇa. But Kṛṣṇa defeated them all and took Mitravindā to Dvārakā. (10th Skandha, Bhāgavata).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1) Mitravinda (मित्रविन्द).—A son of Mitravindā and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 47. 19.

2a) Mitravindā (मित्रविन्दा).—A river in Kuśadvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 15.

2b) Daughter of Kṛṣṇa's aunt in Avantī. Discomfiting Vinda and Anuvinda, Kṛṣṇa married her; her sons;1 welcomed by Draupadī to Hāstinapura, she explained how she was married to Kṛṣṇa.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 58. 31; 61. 16; Matsya-purāṇa 47. 14; Vāyu-purāṇa 96, 234; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 28. 3.
  • 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 71. 43; 83. 15-6.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Mitravinda (मित्रविन्द).—an epithet of Agni.

Derivable forms: mitravindaḥ (मित्रविन्दः).

Mitravinda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mitra and vinda (विन्द).

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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