Prithuhara, aka: Pṛthuhara, Prithu-hara; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Prithuhara 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 Pṛthuhara can be transliterated into English as Prthuhara or Prithuhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Itihasa (narrative history)

[Prithuhara in Itihasa glossaries]

Pṛthuhara (पृथुहर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. XIV.8.29, XIV.8) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pṛthu-hara) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
context information

Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).

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