Wisdom Library Logo

Khandava Vana, 1 Definition(s)

Khandava Vana means something in Hinduism Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article:

1 Definition(s) from various sources:

Khandava Vana (खांडववन):Khandava Vana was an ancient forest mentioned in the epic Mahabharata, inhabited by Naga tribes. It lay to the west of Yamuna river, in modern day Delhi territory. Pandavas cleared this forest to construct their capital city called Indraprastha.

Rating: -

- Look for other relevant definitions:

Search found 124 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

· Vana
Vaṇa, (nt. & m.) (cp. Vedic vraṇa; Serbian rana; Obulg. var̄e, both “wound”) a...
3 desc.
· Vrindavana
Vṛndāvana (वृन्दावन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of th...
3 desc.
· Mahāvana
Mahāvana (महावन)—One of the five forests on the eastern bank of the Yam...
2 desc.
· Tālavana
Tālavana (तालवन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of the Ya...
2 desc.
· Madhuvana
Madhuvana (मधुवन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of the Y...
1 desc.
· Kumudavana
Kumudavana (कुमुदवन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of th...
1 desc.
· Bahulāvana
Bahulāvana (बहुलावन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of th...
1 desc.
· Kāmyavana
Kāmyavana (काम्यवन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of the...
1 desc.
· Khadiravana
Khadiravana (खदिरवन)—One of the seven forests on the western bank of th...
1 desc.
· Vanakuṣmāṇḍavallikā
Vanakuṣmāṇdavallikā (वनकुष्माण्दवल्लिका):—One of the sixty-eight Rasauṣ...
1 desc.
· Vanamallikā
Vanamallikā (वनमल्लिका) is another name for Mallikā (Jasminum sambac “S...
1 desc.
· Bilvavana
Bilvavana (बिल्ववन)—One of the five forests on the eastern bank of the ...
1 desc.
· Vanacandrikā
Vanacandrikā (वनचन्द्रिका) is another name for Mallikā (Jasminum sambac &ldqu...
1 desc.
· Bhadravana
Bhadravana (भद्रवन)—One of the five forests on the eastern bank of the ...
1 desc.
· Bhāṇḍīravana
Bhāṇḍīravana (भाण्डीरवन)—One of the five forests on the eastern bank of...
1 desc.

- Find the meaning of this word in books, articles, or other text:

Search found 178 books containing Khandava Vana. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the 20 most relevant articles:

- Was this explanation helpufll? Leave a comment:

Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.

You have to be a member in order to post comments. Click here to login or click here to become a member.