Pratiratha, Prati-ratha: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pratiratha (प्रतिरथ).—A King of the Pūru line of kings. Pratiratha, Dhruva and Sumati were the sons of King Antibhāra. (9th Skandha, Bhāgavata).
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pratiratha (प्रतिरथ).—an adversary in war (lit. in fighting in a war-chariot); दौष्यन्तिमप्रतिरथं तनयं निवेश्य (dauṣyantimapratirathaṃ tanayaṃ niveśya) Ś.4.2.
Derivable forms: pratirathaḥ (प्रतिरथः).
Pratiratha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prati and ratha (रथ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-thaḥ) An opposite fighter in a war-chariot.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pratiratha (प्रतिरथ).—[masculine] = pratiyoddhṛ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pratiratha (प्रतिरथ):—[=prati-ratha] m. an opposite fighter in a war-chariot, an adversary in war, equal a°, [Kathāsaritsāgara] (cf. a-p)
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a descendant of Atri (author of the hymn, [Ṛg-veda v, 47]), [Ṛgveda-anukramaṇikā]
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Mati-nāra and father of Kaṇva, [Harivaṃśa]
4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Vajra and father of Sucāru, [ib.]
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Starts with: Pratirathavamsha.
Ends with: Apratiratha.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Pratiratha, Prati-ratha; (plurals include: Pratirathas, rathas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 5.47.1 < [Sukta 47]
Rig Veda 5.47.3 < [Sukta 47]
Rig Veda 5.47.6 < [Sukta 47]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 104 - Krishna’s Children < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 32 - An Account of Riceyu’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)