Aindava; 3 Definition(s)
Aindava 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)
Aindava (ऐन्दव).—(See paragraph 13 under the word BRAHMĀ).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Aindava (ऐन्दव).—a. (-vī f.) [इन्दु-अण् (indu-aṇ)] Lunar; ऐन्दवः प्राक्प्रकाशः (aindavaḥ prākprakāśaḥ) Māl.8.1; U.1.34.
-vaḥ A lunar month.
-vī The plant सोमराजी (somarājī).
-vam 1 The asterism Mṛgaśiras.
2) The Vrata called चान्द्रायण (cāndrāyaṇa) q. v.; संकरापात्रकृत्यासु मासं शोध- नमैन्दवम् (saṃkarāpātrakṛtyāsu māsaṃ śodha- namaindavam) Ms.11.126.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-vaḥ-vī-vaṃ) Lunar. n.
(-vaṃ) The asterism Mrigasiras. f. (-vī) A plant, (Serratula anthelmintica.) E. indu the moon, aṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XCI - Incarnation of the living soul or jiva < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
Chapter CLXXVIII - Brahma-gita: narrative of aindava < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter CLXXIX - The doctrine of pantheism or the one as all < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)