Tridhanva, Tridhanvā: 2 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Tridhanvā (त्रिधन्वा).—A King of the Solar dynasty who was the grandfather of Triśaṅku. (7th Skandha, Devī Bhāgavata).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Tridhanvā (त्रिधन्वा).—A son of Sambhūti.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 36.

1b) The son of Vasumata, a righteous king.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 77.

1c) The son of Sumanā and father of Trayyāruṇi.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 3. 20.

1d) A son of Sumati.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 76.
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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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