Purumitra: 8 definitions



Purumitra 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Purumitra (पुरुमित्र).—One of the eleven valiant sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. In the great battle of Mahābhārata Abhimanyu wounded this soldier. (Chapter 73, Bhīṣma Parva).

2) Purumitra (पुरुमित्र).—The first Maṇḍala of the Ṛgveda mentions a Rājarṣi youth Vimada marrying the daughter of Purumitra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Purumitra (पुरुमित्र).—The son of Anu and father of Aṃśu, a king.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 42-3.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Purumitra (पुरुमित्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.18.11, VI.20.12) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Purumitra) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Purumitra (पुरुमित्र ): A Kaurava warrior

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Purumitra (पुरुमित्र).—[masculine] a man’s name (friend of many).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Purumitra (पुरुमित्र):—[=puru-mitra] [from puru] m. Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] of a warrior on the side of the Kurus, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

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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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