Prithukarman, Pṛthukarman: 4 definitions
Prithukarman 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 Pṛthukarman can be transliterated into English as Prthukarman or Prithukarman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pṛthukarman (पृथुकर्मन्).—A son of Śaśabindu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 22. Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 6.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pṛthukarman (पृथुकर्मन्):—[=pṛthu-karman] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. Name of a son of Śaśa-bindu and grandson of Citra-ratha, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Prithu, Karman.
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