Tribhaga, aka: Tribhāgā, Tribhāga, Tri-bhaga; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Tribhāgā (त्रिभागा).—A river from the Mahendra hills.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 114. 31.
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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Tribhāga (त्रिभाग).—

1) the third part; त्रिभागं ब्रह्महत्यायाः कन्या प्राप्नोति दुष्यती (tribhāgaṃ brahmahatyāyāḥ kanyā prāpnoti duṣyatī) Mb.12.165.42.

2) the third part of a sign of the zodiac.

Derivable forms: tribhāgaḥ (त्रिभागः).

Tribhāga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and bhāga (भाग).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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