Prithushrava, Pṛthuśrava: 5 definitions
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 (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
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.
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
Pṛthuśrava (पृथुश्रव):—[=pṛthu-śrava] [from pṛthu > pṛth] m. [wrong reading] for next.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Shrava, Prithu.
Starts with: Prithushravas.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 36 - Kraushthu’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 7 - An Account of Manvantaras < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 8.46.26 < [Sukta 46]
Rig Veda 1.116.21 < [Sukta 116]
Rig Veda 8.46.27 < [Sukta 46]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Chapter LXXXVII - Enumeration of the names of fourteen Manus and of the Devas and Saptarsis < [Agastya Samhita]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 70 - Dynasties of Jyāmagha and Vṛṣṇi < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 1 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (a) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]