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Vrishasena, aka: Vṛṣasena; 3 Definition(s)


Vrishasena means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism


1a) Vṛṣasena (वृषसेन).—A son of Karṇa; with him comes to an end the Anga line.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 14; Matsya-purāṇa 48. 102.

1b) A son of the II Sāvarṇa Manu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 72.

1c) A son of Kārtavīryārjuna.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 11. 21.
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)

Vṛṣasena (वृषसेन).—The son of Karṇa. He was considered a Mahārathi. He was killed by Arjuna in the presence of his father Karṇa. (Karṇa Parva in Mahābhārata)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Vrishasena (वृषसेन): Son of Karna, A warrior on the Kaurava side, slain by Arjuna.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

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