Dakshasavarni, Dakṣasāvarṇi: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Dakṣasāvarṇi can be transliterated into English as Daksasavarni or Dakshasavarni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dakshasavarni in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dakṣasāvarṇi (दक्षसावर्णि).—The name of the ninth Manu. During the regime of this Manu, there will be three classes of devas (gods) called the Parṇas, the Marīcigarbhas and the Sudharmans. Each of these gaṇas or classes will consist of twelve devas or gods. Indra, their King will be known as Adbhuta. He will be mighty and powerful. In that Manvantara (age of the Manu) Savana, Dyutimān, Bhavya, Vasu, Medhātithi, Jyotiṣmān and Satya will be the Saptarṣis (the seven hermits) and Dhṛtaketu, Dīptiketu, Pañcahasta, Nirāmaya, Pṛthuśrava and others will be the sons of Manu, Dakṣasāvarṇi. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Aṃśa 1, Chapter 2).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dakṣasāvarṇi (दक्षसावर्णि).—The ninth Manu born of Varuṇa.1 Three groups of twelve gods in each of Pāra, Mārīcigarbha and Sudharmāna. Their Indra was Adbhuta. Savana, Dyutiman and others were seven sages. Father of Dhṛtiketu and other sons.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 18.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 20-24.
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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»] — Dakshasavarni in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dakṣasāvarṇi (दक्षसावर्णि).—m.

(-rṇiḥ) The ninth Manu.

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

Dakṣasāvarṇi (दक्षसावर्णि).—m. the ninth Manu, ib. 18.

Dakṣasāvarṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣa and sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dakṣasāvarṇi (दक्षसावर्णि):—[=dakṣa-sāvarṇi] [from dakṣa > dakṣ] m. idem, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa viii, 13, 18.]

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

Dakṣasāvarṇi (दक्षसावर्णि):—[dakṣa-sāvarṇi] (rṇiḥ) 2. m. The 9th Manu.

[Sanskrit to German]

Dakshasavarni 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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