Tribhanu, Tribhānu: 5 definitions


Tribhanu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Tribhānu (त्रिभानु).—A King born of the family of Yayāti. (9th Skandha, Bhāgavata).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Tribhānu (त्रिभानु).—The son of Bhānumat, and father of Karamdhama.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 17.
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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

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

1) Tribhānu (त्रिभानु):—[=tri-bhānu] [from tri] m. Name of a descendant of Yayāti and father of Karaṃ-dhama, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix]

2) [v.s. ...] (-sānu, [Vāyu-purāṇa ii, 37, 1f.])

[Sanskrit to German]

Tribhanu 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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