Carishnu, aka: Cariṣṇu; 1 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Cariṣṇu can be transliterated into English as Carisnu or Carishnu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Charishnu.
1a) Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु).—A son of Kīrtimān and Dhenukā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 17.
1b) One of the nine sons of Sāvarṇi Manu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 33; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 22.
1c) The father of Haraya devas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 40.
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 11 - The creation of Sages (saptarṣi) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 36 - The Lineage of Manu: Manvantaras < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)