Vidurathavamsha, Viḍūrathavaṃśa, Viduratha-vamsha: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Viḍūrathavaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Vidurathavamsa or Vidurathavamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Viḍūrathavaṃśa (विडूरथवंश) refers to royal dynasty (vaṃśa) of kings (rājan) descended from the Candravaṃśa (lunar dynasty).—From Viḍūratha was born Śūra, and from Śūra was born Śini. Bhoja was Śini’s son and from Bhoja, Hṛdīka was born. Hṛdīka had four sons: Devavāha, Gadādhanvā, Kṛtaparvan and Śūra and one daughter Pṛthā (Kuntī). And ten sons were born to Śūra by Māriṣā: Vasu, Devabhāga, Devaśravas, Ānaka, Sṛñjaya, Kākānīka, Śyāmaka, Vatsa, Kavūka and Vasudeva. Vasudeva married Devakī. Śrī Kṛṣṇa was born as the son of Vasudeva and Devakī, and Pradyumna was Śrī Kṛṣṇa’s son. Aniruddha was the son of Pradyumna, and Vajra of Aniruddha.

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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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