Prithushrava, Pṛthuśrava: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Prithushrava 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 Pṛthuśrava can be transliterated into English as Prthusrava or Prithushrava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Prithushrava in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Pṛthuśrava (पृथुश्रव).—A son of Śaśabindu and father of Dharma (Pṛthutama Viṣṇu-purāṇa);1 (grandson? Matsya-purāṇa).2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 33; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 22. Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 21; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 6-7.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 44. 22.

1b) A son of the first Sāvarṇa Manu (Dakṣasāvarṇi Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. I. 65. Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 24.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Pṛthuśrava (पृथुश्रव) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.57) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pṛthuśrava) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Pṛthuśrava is also mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.90.20) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places.

Purana book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Pṛthuśrava (पृथुश्रव):—[=pṛthu-śrava] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. [wrong reading] for next.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Pṛthuśrava (पृथुश्रव):—m. Nomen proprium eines Wesens im Gefolge des Skanda [Mahābhārata 9, 2564.] Vielleicht fehlerhaft für śravas .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Pṛthuśrava (पृथुश्रव):—m. [Mahābhārata 9,2564.] Fehlerhaft für śravas.

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.

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