Airavana, Airāvaṇa: 15 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Airāvaṇa (ऐरावण):—(von irāvan = irāvant) m.
1) Nomen proprium eines Königs der Nāga [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti 87.] [Rgva tch’er rol pa 196.] —
2) Name des bei der Quirlung des Oceans hervorgekommenen Elephanten von Indra [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 1, 42.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 117.] [Vyutpatti oder Mahāvyutpatti] [?116.Mahābhārata 1, 1151. 2, 360] (bei Varuṇa) [Harivaṃśa 7543. 8873.] [Rāmāyaṇa 3, 20, 25] (ein Sohn der Mātaṅgī). [29, 23. 47, 7.] — Vgl. airāvata .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Airāvaṇa (ऐरावण):—m. Nomen proprium des Elephanten Indra’s [Lalitavistarapurāṇa 249,3.]
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 4: Birth of Asitākṣa as Airāvaṇa < [Chapter VII - Sanatkumāracakricaritra]
Part 14: Defeat of Indra < [Chapter II - Rāvaṇa’s expedition of Conquest]
Part 5: Birth as Asitākṣa < [Chapter VII - Sanatkumāracakricaritra]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Appendix 1 - Story of the nāga-king Elapatra < [Chapter XL - The Four Fearlessnesses and the Four Unobstructed Knowledges]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 68 - The Slaying of Muci < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 27 - Coronation of the Kings < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 73 - The Slaying of Vṛtra < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 16 - Īśāneśvara (īśāna-īśvara-liṅga) < [Section 2 - Caturaśīti-liṅga-māhātmya]
Chapter 199 - Destruction of Dakṣa’s Sacrifice < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 31 - Kumāra’s March against the City of Tārakāsura < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]