Vaitarani, Vaitaraṇī, Vaitaraṇi: 18 definitions
Vaitarani means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
Vaitarani has 17 English definitions available.
Alternative spellings of this word include Vaitarni.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Vaitaraṇi (वैतरणि):—f. s. u. vaitaraṇa
3) b) am Ende.
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)
Full-text (+11): Ushnanadi, Narakastha, Vatarani, Vaitaranidana, Pretanadi, Vaitarana, Vaitaranimahatmya, Vaitaranividhi, Vaitaranivratodyapanavidhi, Vearani, Vaitarni, Virajakshetramahatmya, Devakulya, Parashuvana, Siddheswar, Kharodaka, Kharodakanadi, Vetarani, Rajapura, Kalinganagara.
Search found 30 books and stories containing Vaitarani, Vaitaraṇī, Vaitaraṇi; (plurals include: Vaitaranis, Vaitaraṇīs, Vaitaraṇis). 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 159 - The Greatness of Anarakeśvara (anaraka-īśvara-tīrtha) < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 226 - Tortures in Twenty-one Hells < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 29 - The Great Efficacy of Anaraka Tīrtha < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 7: The two physicians < [Chapter X - The recovery of draupadī]
Part 11: Sermon on the four gatis: hell-inhabitants < [Chapter IV - Padmaprabhacaritra]
Part 5: Further exploits of Rāvaṇa < [Chapter II - Rāvaṇa’s expedition of Conquest]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
The sixteen utsadas annexed to the eight great hells < [The world of transmigration]
Various utsada annexed to the Avīci < [The world of transmigration]
The eight hot hells < [The world of transmigration]
The Garuda Purana (abridged) (by Ernest Wood)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter LVII - Cosmogeny of Hell and the nether regions < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter V - Creation of the Prajapatis < [Agastya Samhita]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)