Prithusena, Pṛthusena, Pṛthuṣeṇa, Prithushena: 6 definitions


Prithusena 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 terms Pṛthusena and Pṛthuṣeṇa can be transliterated into English as Prthusena or Prithusena or Prithushena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prithusena in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Pṛthusena (पृथुसेन):—Son of Pāra (son of Rucirāśva). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.24)

Source: 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.

1b) A son of Pāra (Rucirāśva, and Matsya-purāṇa);1 According to viṣṇu purāṇa—son of Rucirāśva and father of Pāra.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 24; Matsya-purāṇa 49. 51.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 37.

2) Pṛthusena (पृथुसेन).—A son of Vṛṣasena.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 102.
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of prithusena or prthusena in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prithusena in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Pṛthuṣeṇa (पृथुषेण):—[=pṛthu-ṣeṇa] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. ( 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.

[Sanskrit to German]

Prithusena in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

Discover the meaning of prithusena or prthusena in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: