Hiranyabahu, Hiraṇyabāhu, Hiranya-bahu: 10 definitions
Hiranyabahu 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.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) adj. goldarmig [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 16, 17.] [Taittirīyāraṇyaka 10, 22. Śiva] [Weber’s Indische Studien 2, 21.] [Mahābhārata 14, 198.] —
2) m. a) ein Name des Flusses Śoṇa [Amarakoṣa 1, 2, 3, 33.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1090.] [Halāyudha 3, 52.] — b) Nomen proprium eines Schlangendämons [Mahābhārata 1, 2147.] — c) Nomen proprium eines Mannes [Pravarādhyāya] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 58, 35.] — Vgl. hairaṇyabāheya .
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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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
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The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)