Ramahrada, Rama-hrada, Rāmahrada, Rāmahradā: 6 definitions


Ramahrada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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

Rāmahrada (रामह्रद).—A holy place on the boundary of Kurukṣetra. Ambā, daughter of a King of Kāśī once bathed here. (Udyoga Parva, Chapter 186, Verse 28).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Rāmahrada (रामह्रद) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.178). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Rāmahrada) 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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India history and geogprahy

Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)

Rāmahradā (रामह्रदा) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that remains unidentified.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Rāmahrada (रामह्रद) or Gaṅgāhrada or Tīrthamahāhrada.—m. names of holy ponds, Mahābhārata 3, 7047 (

Rāmahrada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rāma and hrada (ह्रद).

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

Rāmahrada (रामह्रद):—[=rāma-hrada] [from rāma] m. ‘R°s’s lake’, Name of a sacred bathing-place, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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. 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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