Sudhriti, Sudhṛti, Sudhṛṭi: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Sudhṛti and Sudhṛṭi can be transliterated into English as Sudhrti or Sudhriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

1) Sudhṛti (सुधृति):—Son of Rājyavardhana (son of Dama). He had a son named Nara. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)

2) Sudhṛti (सुधृति):—Son of Mahāvīrya (son of Bṛhadratha). He had a son named Dhṛṣṭaketu. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.15)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sudhṛti (सुधृति).—Another name of Satyadhṛti, the King of Videha. He was the son of Mahāvīrya and the father of Dhṛṣṭaketu. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Sudhṛti (सुधृति).—A son of Rājyavardhana and father of Nara.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 29; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 35.

1b) A son of Rāṣṭravardhana.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 61. 9.

1c) The son of Dhṛtimat and father of Dhṛṣṭaketu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 64. 9; Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 9.

1d) A son of Kevala and father of Nara.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 1. 39-40.

1e) A son of Mahāvīrya and father of Dhṛṣṭaketu.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 15; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 25-6.

2) Sudhṛṭi (सुधृटि).—A son of Vikrānta and father of Nara.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 86. 13.
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sudhṛti (सुधृति).—[masculine] [Name] of a king.

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

1) Sudhṛti (सुधृति):—[=su-dhṛti] [from su > su-tanaya] m. Name of a king (son of Mahā-vīra or Mahā-vīrya; cf. -dhṛt), [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Rājya-vardhana, [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 (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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