Ripunjaya, Ripuñjaya, Ripuṃjaya, Ripumjaya: 5 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (R) next»] — Ripunjaya in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Ripuñjaya (रिपुञ्जय or रिपुंजय):—Son of Suvīra (son of Kṣemya). He had a son called Bahuratha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.28-30)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Ripuñjaya (रिपुञ्जय).—Son of Suratha, lord of Kuṇḍala city. When Suratha captured Śrī Rāma’s yājñic horse there ensued a fierce war between him and Śatrughna. Ripuñjaya too was present at the fighting. (Padma Purāṇa).

2) Ripuñjaya (रिपुञ्जय).—A brahmin, who was born as Divodāsa, king of Kāśī in his rebirth. When once fire ceased to be in Kāśī, he took upon himself the function of fire. (Skanda purāṇa, 4. 2, 39-48).

3) Ripuñjaya (रिपुञ्जय).—See under Ripu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Ripuñjaya (रिपुञ्जय).—The son of Suvīra (Sudhīra Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Bahuratha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 29-30; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 55.

1b) A son of Viśvajit—last link of the line;1 with him ends the Bṛhadratha line after ruling for 1000 years;2 his minister Munika murdered him and enthroned his own son Pradyota.3 Ruled for thirty-five years.4

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 49.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 23. 12.
  • 3) Ib. IV. 24. 1-2.
  • 4) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 114.

1c) A son of Acala, ruled for 50 years.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 271. 29.

1d) A son of Varāṅgī and Divamjaya.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 87.

1e) A son of Medhāvi and father of Urva.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 21. 13.

1f) A son of Śiṣṭi and Succhāyā.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 13. 2.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ripuñjaya (रिपुंजय).—a S Victorious over enemies, foe-vanquishing.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ripuñjaya (रिपुञ्जय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Victorious. m.

(-yaḥ) Name of a king. E. ripu, ji to conquer, khac aff., mum augment.

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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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