Navaratha: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)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.
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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
One of the descendants of King Maha Sammata. Dpv.iii.40.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: 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.
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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Ends with: Anavaratha.
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Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Blue Annals (deb-ther sngon-po) (by George N. Roerich)