Ahalyahrada, Ahalya-hrada, Ahalyāhrada: 3 definitions
Ahalyahrada 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ahalyāhrada (अहल्याह्रद).—A sacred pond in the tapovana (precincts of an āśrama) of Gautama Ṛṣi. It is believed that one would go to heaven if one bathes in it.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ahalyahrada (अहल्यह्रद).—Name of a Tīrtha near the hermitage of Gautama.
Derivable forms: ahalyahradaḥ (अहल्यह्रदः).
Ahalyahrada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ahalya and hrada (ह्रद).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ahalyāhrada (अहल्याह्रद):—[=a-halyā-hrada] [from a-halyā > a-hala] m. Name of a lake, [Skanda-purāṇa] (cf. [Mahābhārata iii, 8087.])
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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