Prithusena, Pṛthusena, Pṛthuṣeṇa, Prithushena: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Pṛthusena and Pṛthuṣeṇa can be transliterated into English as Prthusena or Prithusena or Prithushena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Pṛthusena (पृथुसेन):—Son of Pāra (son of Rucirāśva). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.24)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pṛthuṣeṇa (पृथुषेण).—A King of ancient Bhārata. (5th Skandha, Bhāgavata).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Pṛthuṣeṇa (पृथुषेण).—A son of Vibhu and Rati, married Ākūti, and had a son Nakta.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 6.
2) Pṛthusena (पृथुसेन).—A son of Vṛṣasena.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 102.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pṛthuṣeṇa (पृथुषेण):—[=pṛthu-ṣeṇa] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. (ṣ for s) ‘having an extensive army’, Name of a son of Rucira (or Rucirāśva), [Harivaṃśa; Viṣṇu-purāṇa] ([varia lectio] -sena)
2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Vibhu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) Pṛthusena (पृथुसेन):—[=pṛthu-sena] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. [varia lectio] for -ṣeṇa q.v.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.1m - The Paurava Dynasty < [Chapter 3 - Historical aspects in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 2.1l - The Anva Dynasty < [Chapter 3 - Historical aspects in the Matsyapurāṇa]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 15 - Description of Bharata’s Dynasty < [Book 5 - Fifth Skandha]
Chapter 21 - The Race of Bharata—The History of Rantideva < [Book 9 - Ninth Skandha]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 20 - Account of Brahmadatta and the Strange Bird < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]