Vijayamitra: 2 definitions


Vijayamitra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: The Chronology of Ancient Gandhara and Bactria

Vijayamitra (798-770 BCE) [King of Avacha not Apracha].—Most probably, King Vijayamitra succeeded Viyemitra in Avacha kingdom. Seemingly, Vijayamitra was the son of Avacharaya Viyemitra who is mentioned in the Indrava rman’s silver reliquary inscription. Recently found Bajaur reliquary inscription indicates that King Vijayamitra ascended the throne in 798 BCE. This inscription refers to 27 th regnal year of Vijayamitra which is equal to the 73 rd year of Azes era (844 BCE) and the 201 st year of Yavana era (972 BCE).

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vijayamitra (विजयमित्र):—[=vi-jaya-mitra] [from vi-jaya > vi-ji] m. Name of a man, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

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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. 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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