Navaratha: 5 definitions

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Introduction:

Navaratha means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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)

[«previous next»] — Navaratha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Navaratha (नवरथ).—The son of Bhīmaratha (Rathavara) and father of Daśaratha (Dṛdharatha, Matsya-purāṇa).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 4; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 43; Matsya-purāṇa 44. 41-42; Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 42; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 41.
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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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

One of the descendants of King Maha Sammata. Dpv.iii.40.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Navaratha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Navaratha (नवरथ):—[=nava-ratha] [from nava] m. Name of a son of Bhīma-ratha and father of Daśa-ratha, [Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Navaratha (नवरथ):—(navan + ratha) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Bhīmaratha und Vaters des Daśaratha [Harivaṃśa 1992.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 422.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 24, 4.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Navaratha (नवरथ):—m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Bhīmaratha.

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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 (even English!). 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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