Anakadundubhi, Anaka-dundubhi, Ānakadundubhī, Ānakadundubhi: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ānakadundubhi (आनकदुन्दुभि).—An epithet of Vasudeva, father of Śrī Kṛṣṇa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Ānakadundubhī (आनकदुन्दुभी).—A previous name of Vasudeva. (s.v.)1 When he was born dundubhi and the ānakas were sounded as in a festival in the house of Śūra by the gods;2 at Nandagopagṛha.3 Son of Anu.4 Entered fire after the departure of Rāma and Kṛṣṇa to Heaven.5
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 146, 164. 217; Matsya-purāṇa 46. 2 and 11; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 2. 8 and 16.
- 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 144-5; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 29.
- 3) Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 211.
- 4) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 14.
- 5) Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 38. 4.
2) Ānakadundubhi (आनकदुन्दुभि).—Divine musicians, played at the birth of Vesudeva.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 28.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Anakadundubhi (अनकदुन्दुभि).—= आनकदुन्दुभि (ānakadundubhi) q. v.
Derivable forms: anakadundubhiḥ (अनकदुन्दुभिः).
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Ānakadundubhi (आनकदुन्दुभि).—epithet of Vasudeva, father of Kṛṣṇa; cf. Hariv. वसुदेवो महाबाहुः पूर्वमानकदुन्दुभिः । जज्ञे यस्य प्रसूतस्य दुन्दुभ्यः प्राणदन्दिवि ॥ आनकानां च संह्रादः सुमहानभवद्दिवि (vasudevo mahābāhuḥ pūrvamānakadundubhiḥ | jajñe yasya prasūtasya dundubhyaḥ prāṇadandivi || ānakānāṃ ca saṃhrādaḥ sumahānabhavaddivi) |
-bhiḥ, bhī f.) a large drum or dhol. kettle-drum (beaten at one end).
Derivable forms: ānakadundubhiḥ (आनकदुन्दुभिः).
Ānakadundubhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ānaka and dundubhi (दुन्दुभि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-bhiḥ) A name of Vasudeva the father of Krishna. E. anakadundubha the parent of Vasudeva, iña aff.
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Ānakadundubhi (आनकदुन्दुभि).—mf. (-bhiḥ-bhī) A large drum beaten at one end, a large d'hol, a kettle drum. E. ānaka what sounds and dundubhi a drum.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Anakadundubhi (अनकदुन्दुभि):—[=anaka-dundubhi] [from anaka-dundubha] or better ānakadundubhi, m. Name of Kṛṣṇa’s father (Vasudeva; said to be derived from the beating of drums at his birth).
2) Ānakadundubhi (आनकदुन्दुभि):—[from anaka-dundubha] a m. Name of Kṛṣṇa’s father (Vasudeva; said to be derived from the beating of drums at his birth).
3) [=ānaka-dundubhi] [from ānaka] b m. = anaka q.v.
4) [v.s. ...] Name of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] m. or f(ī). a large drum beaten at one end, a kettle-drum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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