Prithurukma, aka: Pṛthurukma; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pṛthurukma can be transliterated into English as Prthurukma or Prithurukma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Pṛthurukma (पृथुरुक्म).—A son of Rukmakavaca, followed his brother and King Rukmeṣu;1 was dependent on the King who exiled Jyāmagha;2 appointed to help his brother in his administration.3

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 29.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 28.
  • 3) Matsya-purāṇa 44. 28-9.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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