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Prithvi (pṛthivī) is the Hindu earth-god. The name is from PIE plth2-v-ih2 "she who is flat/broad" (Ancient Greek platus "flat", Plataia). As prthivi mata "Mother Earth" she contrasts with Dyaus pita "father sky". In the Rigveda, Earth and Sky are frequently addressed in the dual, probably indicating the idea of two complementary half-shells. Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the Hindu religion; for other meanings of the word, see Hindu (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search Earth, also known as the Earth, Terra, and (mostly in the 19th century) Tellus, is the third-closest planet to the Sun. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs copyediting (checking for proper English spelling, grammar, usage, etc. ... Jump to: navigation, search A slice of strawberry-rhubarb pie à la mode A pie is a baked dish, with a baked shell usually made of pastry that covers or completely contains a filling of meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, cheeses, creams, chocolate, custards, nuts, or other sweet or savoury ingredient. ... Ancient Greek refers to the stage in the history of the Greek language corresponding to Classical Antiquity, which normally applies on two ancient periods of Greek history: Archaic and Classic Greece. ... In vedic religion, Dyaus Pita is the Sky Father, husband of Prthivi and father of Agni and Indra (RV 4. ... The Rig Veda ऋग्वेद (Sanskrit ṛc praise + veda knowledge) is the earliest of the four Hindu religious scriptures known as the Vedas. ...


Named after Prithvi is the Indian short range ballistic missile, Prithvi missile (compare the Agni intermediate range missile) Polish missile wz. ... Prithvi is the short range ballistic missile developed by India under the IGMDP. It has a range of upto 150 to 300 km with variants for Land and Sea/Sub-Surface roles (Dhanush (Bow)) targeting surface targets. ... The word Agni can have these meanings:- A fire-god in three religions: described below. ... An Agni-II on a road-mobile launcher displayed at the Republic Day Parade 2004 (Photo: Antônio Milena/ABr) The Agni missile (named after Agni, the god of fire) is an IRBM developed under the IGMDP by India. ...


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Prithvi - definition of Prithvi in Encyclopedia (161 words)
In Hinduism, Prithvi (pṛthvī) is an Earth Mother or Prithvi Mata, wife of Dyaus Pita, mother of Indra and Agni.
Prithvi is the name given to the short range ballistic missile with a range of 243 to 300 km developed by India under IGDMP.
Prithvi was also the Maharaja of Nepal at the Canton Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 13th March 1955.
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