Prithvidhara, aka: Pṛthvīdhara, Prithvi-dhara; 2 Definition(s)
Prithvidhara 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 Pṛthvīdhara can be transliterated into English as Prthvidhara or Prithvidhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pṛthvīdhara (पृथ्वीधर).—To be worshipped in house-building.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 253. 30, 39; 268. 23.
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
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
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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