Aranya, aka: Araṇya, Āraṇya; 3 Definition(s)
Aranya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
1) Araṇya (अरण्य).—Father of Udaka and Vāruṇī.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 104.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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araṇya (अरण्य).—n (S) A wild, waste, desert:--whether with or without trees. 2 An order among Gosavis &c.
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āraṇya (आरण्य) [or आरण्यक, āraṇyaka].—a (S) Relating to the desert, wild.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
araṇya (अरण्य).—n A wild, desert, waste.
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āraṇya (आरण्य).—a Belonging to the desert, wild.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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Search found 16 books and stories containing Aranya, Araṇya or Āraṇya. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.56 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 2.1.90 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Verse 2.6.160 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. Position of the recollections in the prajñāpāramitā < [Part 1 - Position and results of the recollections]
Story of the lazy bhikṣu admonished by a demon < [Chapter XXVI - Exertion]
Part 1 - Definition of theft (steya) < [Section I.2 - Abstaining from theft]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A Correct Vision (by Venerable Professor Dhammavihari)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
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