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Vidarbha, 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purāṇa

1a) Vidarbha (विदर्भ).——(c)—a kingdom to which the Yadus migrated.1 Its capital Kuṇḍina, visited by Kṛṣṇa.2 Its king went to Syamantapañcaka for the solar eclipse.3

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 28. 28; X. 2. 3; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 49. 1.
  • 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 53. 6-7; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 26. 1
  • 3) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 82. 13.

1b) A son of Ṛṣabha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 4. 10.

1c) (Vaiśa) son of Jyāmagha and Śaibyā: married the young Bhoja girl (Snuṣā, Vāyu-purāṇa) got in war and already appointed as his wife before his birth by his parents. Father of three sons of whom Romapāda (Lomapāda, Matsya-purāṇa) was the most famous; the others were Krathu and Kauśika. all of them warriors.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 39; 24. 1; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 36-8. Matsya-purāṇa 44. 36; Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 35; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 35-38.

1d) An ally of Kārtavīrya, killed by Paraśurāma.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 39. 2.

1e) The wife of, taken away by Satyavrata.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 78, 155.

1f) The people of Vidarbha: these took part in the festivities connected with the marriage of Rukmiṇī and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 54. 58; 84. 55.
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)

Vidarbha (विदर्भ).—An ancient province of old India. Rukmiṇī, the wife of Lord Kṛṣṇa, was the daughter of the King of this province.

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Vidarbha : Birar, and probably including with it the adjoining district of Beder, which name is apparently a corruption of Vidarbha. The capital was Kundinapura, the modern "Kundapur", about forty miles east of Amravati.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

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