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Vītahavya, aka: Vitahavya; 2 Definition(s)


Vītahavya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Vītahavya can be transliterated into English as Vitahavya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Vītahavya (वीतहव्य).—A mantrakṛt.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 105; Matsya-purāṇa 145. 99; Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 97.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Vītahavya (वीतहव्य):—Son of Śunaka (son of Ṛta). He had a son named Dhṛti. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.26)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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