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Śini, aka: Shini, Sini; 5 Definition(s)


Śini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Śini can be transliterated into English as Shini or Sini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1a) Śini (शिनि).—A son of Garga and father of Gārgya; hence Gārgyas and Ṣainyas are Kṣatropetadvijās.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 19; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 23.

1b) A son of Yujājit and father of Anamitra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 12.

1c) A son of Anamitra and father of Satyaka.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 13; Matsya-purāṇa 45. 22; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 1-2.

1d) A son of Bhajamāna and father of Svayambhoja.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 26.

1e) An Angirasa and mantrakṛt.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 32. 107.

1f) A son of Śūra and Bhojā.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 3.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Śini (शिनि):—Son of Garga (one of the five sons of Manyu). He had a son named Gārgya. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.19-20)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Śini (शिनि).—The father of Sātyaki, and a king of the Yadu dynasty.

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Sini (सिनि): One of the suitors to Devaki's hand. A kinsman of the Kauravas.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

He was the Yadava warrior, who defeated Somadatta and won the hand of the princess Devaki for his friend Vasudeva. He was the grandfather of Satyaki, who was a great friend and disciple of Arjuna.

Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology

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