Ushinaravamsha, Uśīnaravaṃśa, Ushinara-vamsha: 1 definition



Ushinaravamsha 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.

The Sanskrit term Uśīnaravaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Usinaravamsa or Ushinaravamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ushinaravamsha in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Uśīnaravaṃśa (उशीनरवंश) refers to royal dynasty (vaṃśa) of kings (rājan) descended from the Candravaṃśa (lunar dynasty).—Uśīnara had five sons: Śibi, Vena, Kṛmi, Uśi and Darpa of whom Śibi begot five sons: Bhadra—Suvīra—Kekaya—Vṛṣadarpa and Kapotaromā, and from Kekaya was born the Kīcakas.

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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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