Matsyapurana, Matsya-purana, Matsyapurāṇa: 11 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Matsyapurāṇa (मत्स्यपुराण):—[(ma + pu)] n. das über Viṣṇu’s Avatāra als Fisch handelnde Purāṇa [Viṣṇupurāṇa Einl. LI. fgg.] [Oxforder Handschriften 38,b, No. 95. 347,a, No. 813. fg. 84,a,47. 101,b,41. 279,a,5. 341,a, No. 798.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 1075. 1227. 1250.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Matsyapurāṇa (मत्स्यपुराण):—n. das von Viṣṇu als Fisch verkündete Purāṇa.
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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Partial matches: Matsya, Purana.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 7 - Review of literature < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Plotical Aspects in the Purāṇas (Introduction) < [Chapter 6 - Polity in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 3 - Date of the Matsyapurāṇa < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
16. The Matsya Purāṇa < [Preface]
Date of the Purāṇas < [Preface]
9. The Bhaviṣya Purāṇa < [Preface]
Rivers in Ancient India (study) (by Archana Sarma)
3c. The sacred aspect of the river Sarasvatī < [Chapter 5 - Rivers in the Purāṇic Literature]
4a. Sarasvatī’s relation with Brahmā < [Chapter 5 - Rivers in the Purāṇic Literature]
1. Meaning of the term Purāṇa < [Chapter 5 - Rivers in the Purāṇic Literature]
Lord Hayagriva in Sanskrit Literature (by Anindita Adhikari)
Mythological aspect of Hayagrīva in different Purāṇas < [Chapter 4]
Chronological Development (4): Śānti Parva < [Chapter 3]
Table 1: Genealogy of Lord Hayagrīva in the Purāṇās < [Chapter 4]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.234 < [Section XIV - Method of Feeding]
Verse 7.15 < [Section II - Punishment (daṇḍa)]
Verse 7.63 < [Section V - The Ambassador (dūta)]
Vastu-shastra (3): House Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)