Rajyavardhana, Rājyavardhana: 3 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Rājyavardhana (राज्यवर्धन):—Son of Dama (son of Marutta). He had a son named Sudhṛti. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Rājyavardhana (राज्यवर्धन).—Son of Dama, and father of Sudhṛti.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 29; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 35.
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) Rājyavardhana (राज्यवर्धन):—[=rājya-vardhana] [from rājya > rāj] m. Name of a king (son of Dama), [Purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] of another k° (son of Pratāpa-śīla or Prabhākara-vardhana), [Vāsavadattā, [Introduction]]
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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