Bŗhata

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By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Brhata, BRhata, Brrihata


  1. large; expansive; vast; great
  2. mighty; lofty; powerful
  3. a son of Suhotra and father of Ajamīdha (Hari. Purāņa); a son of the 9th Manu Dakşa Sāvarnī (Hari. Purāņa). (fem: bŗhatī)
  4. the expanse of heaven and earth (A. Kośa);
  5. speech, reservoir, strength; vastness, a Vedic metre
  6. the mother of the 6th Manu Cakşusa (Hari. Purāņa); one of the seven horses that pull the chariot of Surya.