Pracinabarhisha, Prācīnabarhiṣa: 2 definitions
Pracinabarhisha 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.
The Sanskrit term Prācīnabarhiṣa can be transliterated into English as Pracinabarhisa or Pracinabarhisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Prachinabarhisha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Prācīnabarhiṣa (प्राचीनबर्हिष).—The ten sons of Sāmudri, also known as Pracetasas versed in Dhanurveda.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 36.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rhiḥ) 1. A name of Indra. 2. A king. E. prācīna eastern, and varhirs light; presiding over the eastern quarter.
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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