Prithushravas, aka: Pṛthuśravas; 1 Definition(s)
Prithushravas 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 Pṛthuśravas can be transliterated into English as Prthusravas or Prithushravas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1) Pṛthuśravas (पृथुश्रवस्).—A King of Ṛgveda times. Indra killed the enemies of this King. (Sūkta 116, Anuvāka 17, Maṇḍala 1, Ṛgveda).
2) Pṛthuśravas (पृथुश्रवस्).—Father of Kāmā, wife of king Ayutanāyī. He lived in the court of Yama. (Śloka 12, Chapter 8, Sabhā Parva).
3) Pṛthuśravas (पृथुश्रवस्).—A sage of ancient Bhārata who was a friend of Yudhiṣṭhira. (Śloka 22, Chapter 26, Vana Parva).
4) Pṛthuśravas (पृथुश्रवस्).—A soldier of Subrahmaṇya (Chapter 46, Śalya Parva).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
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]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 13 - The Deeds of the Avatāra (Incarnation) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]