Rajadhidevi, Rājādhidevī: 3 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Rājādhidevī (राजाधिदेवी).—The youngest of the five daughters of the solar King Śūra by Māriṣā. King Jayasena of Avantī married Rājādhidevī. (Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Rājādhidevī (राजाधिदेवी).—A Vīramātā; a sister of Vasudeva; a daughter of Śūra and Bhoja and queen of Jayasena, king of Avantī;1 paternal aunt of Kṛṣṇa and queen of Avantī. Her daughter Mitravindā loved by Kṛṣṇa who took her away by force and married her, as her brothers wanted to bestow her on Duryodhana;2 according to the Bhāgavata had two sons Vinda and Anuvinda;3 mother of two sons.4
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 31 and 39; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 151; Matsya-purāṇa 46. 4; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 31.
- 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 58. 31.
- 3) Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 149.
- 4) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 43.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rājādhidevī (राजाधिदेवी):—[from rājādhideva > rāja > rāj] f. of a daughter of Ś°, [ib.; Purāṇa]
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 Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter XIV - Dynasty of Anamitra and Andhaka < [Book IV]
Chapter XXVIII - Slaughter of Rukmini < [Book V]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 24 - The History of the Race of Yadu < [Book 9 - Ninth Skandha]
Chapter 58 - Espousals of Lord Kṛṣṇa < [Book 10 - Tenth Skandha]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)