Hiranyakashipu, Hiraṇyakaśipu, Hiranya-kashipu: 14 definitions

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Hiranyakashipu has 13 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Hiraṇyakaśipu can be transliterated into English as Hiranyakasipu or Hiranyakashipu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Hiranyakashipu in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Hiraṇyakaśipu (हिरण्यकशिपु):—1. m. Goldteppich, ein goldverzierter Sitz [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa 3, 9, 20, 1.] [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa 7, 18.] [LĀṬY. 9, 9, 12. 24.]

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Hiraṇyakaśipu (हिरण्यकशिपु):—2.

1) adj. einen goldenen Teppich habend [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 5, 7, 10.] —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines von Viṣṇu (in seiner Erscheinung als Narasiṃha) erschlagenen Daitya [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 221.] [Mahābhārata.1,2525. 2641. 7620. 12,6146. 8265. 12942. 13,662.] [Harivaṃśa 184. fg. 204. 2248. fgg. 2571. fg. 5863. 7367. 12194. fgg. 12458. 12501. 12609. fgg.] [Rāmāyaṇa.5,24,9.] [Spr. (II) 4139.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 123. fg. 126. fgg.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa.3,17,18. fg. 6,18,10. fg. 7,1,39. fgg.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 325. 539.] [Oxforder Handschriften 14,a,9. 42,a,2. 64,b,3.] Comm. zu [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa 1,237,16.] cchedin Beiw. Viṣṇu’s [PAÑCAR. 4, 3, 65.] dāraṇa desgl. [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 221, Scholiast]

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