Vitahavya, aka: Vītahavya; 2 Definition(s)
Vitahavya 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.
Vītahavya (वीतहव्य).—A mantrakṛt.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 105; Matsya-purāṇa 145. 99; Vāyu-purāṇa 59. 97.
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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