Sindhurathavamsha, Sindhurathavaṃśa, Sindhuratha-vamsha: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Sindhurathavaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Sindhurathavamsa or Sindhurathavamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sindhurathavamsha in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sindhurathavaṃśa (सिन्धुरथवंश) refers to royal dynasty (vaṃśa) of kings (rājan) descended from the Candravaṃśa (lunar dynasty).—Sindhuratha had three sons, Duṣyanta—Pravīra and Sāmanta, and Bharata (Vitatha) was born to Duṣyanta of Śakuntalā. From Bharata were descended the following:—Suhotra—Suhotā—Gala—Garda—Suketu and Bṛhatkṣatra, who had four sons: Nara—Mahāvīra—Garga and Hasti. And, Nara begot Saṃkṛti and he begot Rantideva and Kuru. A son called Pāpakṣaya was born to Mahāvīra. Garga begot Śani. And it was Hasti who founded Hasthināpura. He became the family progenitor. Hasti had three sons, Purumīḍha -Ajamīḍha and Dvimīḍha. The King called Vipra was the son of Purumīḍha.

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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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