Prithvidhara, aka: Pṛthvīdhara, Prithvi-dhara; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Pṛthvīdhara can be transliterated into English as Prthvidhara or Prithvidhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

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Pṛthvīdhara (पृथ्वीधर).—To be worshipped in house-building.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 253. 30, 39; 268. 23.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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-English dictionary

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Pṛthvīdhara (पृथ्वीधर).—a mountain.

Derivable forms: pṛthvīdharaḥ (पृथ्वीधरः).

Pṛthvīdhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthvī and dhara (धर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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