Samaratha; 3 Definition(s)


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Samaratha (समरथ):—Son of Kṣemādhi (son of Citraratha). He had a son named Satyaratha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.24)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Samaratha (समरथ).—A brother of King Virāṭa. He was a prominent helper of the Pāṇḍavas in the Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 158, Verse 42).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Samaratha (समरथ).—A son of Kṣemādhi, and father of Satyaratha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 24.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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