Navaratha: 2 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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 24 - Krishna the Supreme Personality of Godhead < [Canto IX - Liberation]
The Mahavamsa (by Wilhelm Geiger)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 13 - The Deeds of the Avatāra (Incarnation) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]