Pṛthu Vainya, aka: Prithu Vainya; 1 Definition(s)
Pṛthu Vainya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
The Sanskrit term Pṛthu Vainya can be transliterated into English as Prithu Vainya or Prthu Vainya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Pṛthu Vainya: He is mentioned in the Ṛg-veda as a seer. Pargiter suggests that the Pṛthu Vainya i nthe list of the mantrakṛt sages was a descendant of Pṛthu, son of Vena, “for Vainya Pṛthu is included in a list of eighteen Bhārgava hymn-makers and appears as Venya Pṛthī in Ṛgveda X. 148, 8.” Thus this Vainya Pṛthu is, according to him, a different person from the king Pṛthu of the hoary past.Source: Google Books: Cultural History from the Vāyu Purāna
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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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