Vyudhoru, Vyūḍhoru: 3 definitions


Vyudhoru 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vyūḍhoru (व्यूढोरु).—(VYŪḌHORASKA). One of the hundred sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. Mention is made in Mahābhārata, Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 96, Stanza 23, that Vyūḍhoru was killed by Bhīmasena in the battle of Bhārata.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Vyūḍhoru (व्यूढोरु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.13) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vyūḍhoru) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vyūḍhoru (व्यूढोरु):—[=vy-ūḍhoru] [from vy-ūḍha > vy-ūh] mfn. having thick thighs, [Mahābhārata] ([Bombay edition] ḍhoras).

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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 (even English!). 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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