Ailavila; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Ailavila (ऐलविल).—Another name for Kubera.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 331; Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 216.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Ailavila (ऐलविल).—

1) Name of Kubera. अवलम्बितैलविलपाणिपल्लवः (avalambitailavilapāṇipallavaḥ) Śi.13.18.

2) The planet Mars (maṅgala).

Derivable forms: ailavilaḥ (ऐलविलः).

See also (synonyms): aiḍaviḍa.

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Ailavila (ऐलविल).—Name of Kubera अवलम्बितैलविलपाणिपल्लवः श्रयति स्म मेघमिव मेघवाहनः (avalambitailavilapāṇipallavaḥ śrayati sma meghamiva meghavāhanaḥ) Śi.13.18. See एलविल (elavila).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ailavila (ऐलविल).—m.

(-laḥ) A title of Kuvera. E. ilavilā the wife of Pulastya, and the paternal grand-mother of the deity, affix aṇ; also aiḍavila, aiḍaviḍa, elavila, &c. la and ḍa being interchanged.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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