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Nabhaga, aka: Nābhāga, Nābhāgā; 3 Definition(s)

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1) Nabhaga (नभग).—A son of Vaivasvata Manu and father of Nābhāga.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 2; IX. 1. 12; 4. 1. Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 5; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 5.

2a) Nābhāga (नाभाग).—A son of Vaivasvata Manu and father of Ambarīṣa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 2; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 60. 3; Matsya-purāṇa 11. 41; 12. 20; Vāyu-purāṇa 64. 29; 88. 5-6; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 1. 33; IV. 1. 7.

2b) A son of Diṣta and father of Bhalandana (Balamdhana, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) became a Vaiśya by profession.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 23; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 61. 3; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 19.

2c) The last son of Nabhaga and a bachelor; saw his father's property divided among his other brothers and himself left with nothing; on his father's advice he went to the sacrifice of Angīra's descendants and explained the sixth day rituals relating to Viśvedevas. When the sacrificers went to Heaven their unspent wealth was presented to him. At this time appeared a person of dark complexion who was Rudra and who claimed all the property as his own; when Nabhaga was consulted he said that on a certain occasion, all the remainder in a sacrificial hall was left to Rudra. So Nābhāga apologised and gave away all that wealth. With this Rudra was pleased and initiated him into the knowledge of the Brahman. After making a present of all that wealth to the prince, he disappeared.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 4. 1-13; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 5.

2d) Is Nariṣyanta.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 38. 31.

2e) The grandson of Bhagīratha, son of Śruta: and father of Ambarīṣa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 170; Matsya-purāṇa 12. 45; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 170; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 5-6; 4. 36.

2f) (Kāśyapa) a sage of the II Sāvarṇa epoch.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 70.

2g) A sage of the X epoch of Manu.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 27.

3) Nābhāgā (नाभागा).—A royal dynasty.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 96.
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1) Nabhaga (नभग):—One of the ten sons of Śrāddhadeva (current Manu) and Śraddhā. This name is not to be confused with Nābhāga (another son of Manu whose name is sometimes replaced with Kavi). (See Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.1.11-12)

2) Nābhāga (नाभाग):—One of the ten sons of Śrāddhadeva (current Manu) and Śraddhā. This name is not to be confused with Nabhaga (another son of Manu). (See Bhāgavata Purāṇa 8.13.2-3)

3) Nābhāga (नाभाग):—Son of Diṣṭa (son of Śrāddhadeva or Vaivasvata Manu). He became a vaiśya by occupational duty and had a son named Bhalandana. (See Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2.23-24)

4) Nābhāga:—Son of Nabhaga. He lived for a long time at the place of his spiritual master. (See Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.4.1)

Added: 01.Aug.2015 | Wisdom Library: Hinduism
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Nabhaga was a king of the Solar dynasty, the son of Yayati, and an ancestor of Rama. Aja is his son.

Added: 16.Jun.2012 | Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
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