Maheshana, Maheśāna, Maha-ishana: 5 definitions
Maheshana 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.
Maheshana has 3 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Maheśāna can be transliterated into English as Mahesana or Maheshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) m. (mahā + ī) der grosse Herr, Beiname Śiva’s [Oxforder Handschriften 238,b,9.] —
2) f. ī (mahā + ī) die grosse Frau, Beiname der Pārvatī [PAÑCAR.4,4,2.] [Oxforder Handschriften 93,a. 5.] [DAM̃PATĪŚ. 44.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Maheśāna (महेशान):—Beiname —
1) m. Śiva's. —
2) f. ī der Pārvati.
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Search found 7 books and stories containing Maheshana, Maheśāna, Maha-ishana, Mahā-īśāna, Mahesana, Maha-isana; (plurals include: Maheshanas, Maheśānas, ishanas, īśānas, Mahesanas, isanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 245 - Devas Go to the Mandara Mountain < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 24 - Kāma is Burned < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 251 - Curse to Viṣṇu < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
Dvisahasri of Tembesvami (Summary and Study) (by Upadhyay Mihirkumar Sudhirbhai)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 3 - Upamanyu’s advice to lord Kṛṣṇa < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 20 - Rules for hair-cutting and ablution < [Section 6 - Kailāsa-saṃhitā]
Chapter 7 - The dispute between Brahmā and Viṣṇu < [Section 2.1 - Rudra-saṃhitā (1): Sṛśṭi-khaṇḍa]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)