Orpheus; 2 Definition(s)
Orpheus means something in 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Orpheus of Greek mythology.—Professor Max Müller, in order to support the solar myth theory, derives the name from “Ribhu” or “Arbhu”, of the Rig Veda, an epithet of Indra; Indra being said to be one of the names of the Sun (cf. Comparative Mythology).(Source): Google Books: Isles of Wonder
Max Milller, however, identifies Orpheus with the Sanskrit Arbhu (ṛbhu), used as a name for the Sun (Chips 2 : 127).(Source): archive.org: The Classic Myths in English Literature
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