Dakshasavarnimanu, Dakṣasāvarṇīmanu, Dakshasavarni-manu: 1 definition


Dakshasavarnimanu 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.

The Sanskrit term Dakṣasāvarṇīmanu can be transliterated into English as Daksasavarnimanu or Dakshasavarnimanu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dakshasavarnimanu in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Dakṣasāvarṇīmanu (दक्षसावर्णीमनु).—The ninth Manu. Born of Varuṇa; father of Bhūtaketu and other sons. Pāras and others were gods of his epoch, and Adbhuta was Indra; Dyutimat and others were sages. During this period Hari manifested himself as Ṛṣabha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 18-20.
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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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