Partha, aka: Pārtha; 6 Definition(s)
Partha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Pārtha (पार्थ).—Son of Pṛthā (Kuntī). (Śee under Kuntī).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 178; Matsya-purāṇa 50. 56; 246. 93; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 12. 19 etc.
- 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 176; 99. 249.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
One of the ten names assigned to Arjuna, the Hindu hero of the Mahabharata. Meaning of the name: "Son of Pritha or Kunti"(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Pārtha (पार्थ): Another name of Arjuna.(Source): WikiPedia: Hinduism
India history and geogprahy
Pārtha (पार्थ) is an example of a name based on an Epic or Purana mentioned in the Gupta inscriptions. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Derivation of personal names (eg., Pārtha) during the rule of the Guptas followed patterns such as tribes, places, rivers and mountains.(Source): archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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The Mahabharata - Fourth Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section LVII < [Go-harana Parva]
Section LIII < [Go-harana Parva]
Section XLIV < [Go-harana Parva]
The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section CCXXIV < [Khandava-daha Parva]
Section CCXXI < [Subhadra-harana Parva]
Section CXXXVIII < [Sambhava Parva]
The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section CLXXIV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CLVIII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section XCI < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Chapter 10 - The Tournament of Arms < [Adi Parva]
Chapter 4 - Arjuna Vows to Kill Jayadratha < [Drona Parva]
Chapter 4 - Arjuna Challenges the Kaurava Army < [Virata Parva]
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa IX, adhyāya 3, brāhmaṇa 4 < [Ninth Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa V, adhyāya 3, brāhmaṇa 5 < [Fifth Kāṇḍa]
The Mahabharata - Second Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)