Vedamitra: 5 definitions
Vedamitra 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vedamitra (वेदमित्र).—Śākalya learnt the Samhitā entrusted by Indrapramati to his son and re-arranged it into five with his pupils.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 4. 21.
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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vedamitra (वेदमित्र).—An ancient writer of a Pratisakhya work mentioned in the Rk Pratisakhya.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Vedamitra (वेदमित्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Quoted in Ṛkprātiśākhya 1, 11.
2) Vedamitra (वेदमित्र):—father of Viṣṇumitra (Ṛkprātiśākhya). Oxf. 405^b.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vedamitra (वेदमित्र):—[=veda-mitra] [from veda] m. ‘V°-friend’, Name of various preceptors and authors, [Catalogue(s)]
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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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)