Ambuvahini, Ambuvāhinī: 7 definitions


Ambuvahini 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ambuvahini in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ambuvāhinī (अम्बुवाहिनी).—A river. (Mahābhārata, Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 27). Praising this river at dawn and dusk will bring divine grace. (Mahābhārata, Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 165, Verse 20).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Ambuvāhinī (अम्बुवाहिनी) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.26). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ambuvāhinī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ambuvahini in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ambuvāhinī (अम्बुवाहिनी):—[=ambu-vāhinī] [from ambu-vāhin > ambu] f. a wooden baling vessel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a river ([varia lectio] madhu-vāhinī), [Mahābhārata vi, 334; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ambuvāhinī (अम्बुवाहिनी):—[ambu-vāhinī] (nī) 3. f. A wooden vessel used for baling out water.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ambuvahini in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ambuvahini in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṃbuvāhini (ಅಂಬುವಾಹಿನಿ):—[noun] a vessel for carrying water.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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