Carunetra, Cārunetra, Caru-netra, Cārunetrā: 7 definitions
Carunetra 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Charunetra.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Cārunetrā (चारुनेत्रा).—A celestial woman, who spent her time in Kubera’s assembly. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 10, Verse 10).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cārunetra (चारुनेत्र).—a. having beautiful eyes.
-netraḥ, -naḥ a deer; L. D. B.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Cārunetra (चारुनेत्र).—name of a Buddha: Mahāvastu i.123.19.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cārunetra (चारुनेत्र).—[adjective] having beautiful eyes.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Cārunetra (चारुनेत्र):—[=cāru-netra] [from cāru] mf(ā)n. beautiful-eyed, [Harivaṃśa 11789; Rāmāyaṇa v, 22, 29]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a kind of antelope, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]
3) Cārunetrā (चारुनेत्रा):—[=cāru-netrā] [from cāru-netra > cāru] f. Name of an Apsaras, [Mahābhārata ii, 392.]
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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