Purumidha, Purumīḍha, Purūmīdha: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Purumīḍha (पुरुमीढ):—One of the three sons of Hastī (son of Bṛhatkṣatra). He had no sons. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.21)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Purumīḍha (पुरुमीढ).—A king of Pūruvaṃ a. He was the son of Bṛhatputra. Bṛhatputra had two more sons named Ajamīḍha and Dvimīḍha. Of these three sons the most valiant Ajamīḍha became the propagator of the dynasty. (Chapter 278, Purāṇa).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Purumīḍha (पुरुमीढ).—A son of Hasti; childless.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 21, 30; Matsya-purāṇa 49. 43; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 29.
2) Purūmīdha (पुरूमीध).—One of the three sons of Hasti.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 166.
Purumīḍha (पुरुमीढ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.89.26) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Purumīḍha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Purumīḍha (पुरुमीढ):—[=puru-mīḍha] [from puru] ([Atharva-veda] etc.) m. Name of a man (with the [patronymic] Āṅgirasa or Sauhotra; the supposed author of [Ṛg-veda iv, 43; 44])
2) [v.s. ...] m. ([Ṛg-veda]) Name of a man (with the [patronymic] Āṅgirasa or Sauhotra; the supposed author of [Ṛg-veda iv, 43; 44])
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Su-hotra, [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] of a grandson of Su-hotra and son of Hastin (Bṛhat), [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] of a man with the [patronymic] Vaidadaśvi, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa]
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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 (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.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)