Udbhida; 3 Definition(s)


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[Udbhida in Purana glossaries]

Udbhida (उद्भिद).—One of the seven sons of Jyotiṣmān, who was a son of Priyavrata, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 74. Priyavrata was a son of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

1a) Udbhida (उद्भिद).—A varṣa after Udbhita;1 a varṣaparvata of Kuśadvīpam.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 25.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 49. 52.

1b) A son of Jyotiṣmān, after the country of Udbhida was named.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 24; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 36.

1c) A people of the south country.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 127.
(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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Udbhida in Sanskrit glossaries]

Udbhida (उद्भिद).—a. Sprouting, germinating.

-dam Culinary salt.

(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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