Satyahita: 5 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Satyahita in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Satyahita (सत्यहित):—Son of Ṛṣabha (son of Kuśāgra). He had son named Puṣpavān. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.7)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Satyahita (सत्यहित).—A King of the Pūru dynasty. He was son of Ṛṣabha and the father of Sudhanvā. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 278).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Satyahita (सत्यहित).—A son of Ṛṣabha, and father of Puṣpavān.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 7.

1b) A son of Satyaśravas who taught him the Ṛg Samhitā as he learnt it from his father.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 34. 29: Vāyu-purāṇa 60. 28.

1c) A son of Puṣpavān and father of Sudhanva.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 82.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Satyahita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Satyahita (सत्यहित):—[=satya-hita] [from satya > sat] mfn. really benevolent, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Puṣpavat, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] of the father of P°, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] of a teacher, [Catalogue(s)]

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Satyahita in German

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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 (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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