From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Bhadrabahu, BhadrabAhu, Bhadrabaahu

  1. graciously armed; auspicious handed
  2. performer of auspicious, noble or ambitious acts
  3. a son of Vasudeva and Rohiņī (Bhāg. Pur.); a king of Magadha (M. Bh.); a king of the Purū lineage (M. Bh.); a distinguished Jaina author (J.S. Kośa).