Nahushi, aka: Nāhuṣī; 1 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Nāhuṣī can be transliterated into English as Nahusi or Nahushi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Nāhuṣī (नाहुषी).—A son of Ātmavān and father of Ṛcīka, born from the thighs.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 91-2.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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1a) Ṛcīka (ऋचीक).—The son of Nāhuṣi (Aurva) and father of Jamadagni by Satyavatī; the sag...
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