Priyabhritya, Priyabhṛtya: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Priyabhṛtya can be transliterated into English as Priyabhrtya or Priyabhritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Priyabhṛtya (प्रियभृत्य).—An ancient King of Bhārata. (Śloka 236, Chapter 1, Ādi Parva).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Priyabhṛtya (प्रियभृत्य).—A son of Tāmasa Manu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 49; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 43.
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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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