Hiranyaka, Hiraṇyaka: 4 definitions
Hiranyaka 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
Hiraṇyaka (हिरण्यक):—(von hiraṇya) m.
1) Goldgier [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 65.] —
2) Nomen proprium eines Mäusekönigs [Hitopadeśa 14, 16.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Hiranyakaksha, Hiranyakakshya, Hiranyakamadhenu, Hiranyakamadhenudana, Hiranyakamadhenudanaprayoga, Hiranyakamadhenuprayoga, Hiranyakamvarsha, Hiranyakantha, Hiranyakara, Hiranyakarna, Hiranyakartar, Hiranyakartri, Hiranyakashapa, Hiranyakashipu, Hiranyakashipucchedin, Hiranyakashipudarana, Hiranyakashipuhan, Hiranyakavaca, Hiranyakavacha, Hiranyakavacodbhava.
Full-text: Hitopadesha, Vipracitti, Aho, Shveta.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Hiranyaka, Hiraṇyaka; (plurals include: Hiranyakas, Hiraṇyakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section VI < [Jambukhanda Nirmana Parva]
Samarangana-sutradhara (Summary) (by D. N. Shukla)
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 3b - Tīrthas recommended for Śrāddhas < [Chapter 8 - Geographical data in the Matsyapurāṇa]
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 237 - The Boar Incarnation of Viṣṇu < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 247 - Rukmiṇī’s Abduction < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 65 - The Slaying of Kālakeya < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]