Darukavana, Dārukāvana, Daruka-vana: 4 definitions
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Dārukāvana (दारुकावन) is the name of a forest mentioned in chapter 29 of the Koṭirudra-saṃhitā of the Śiva-purāṇa.—Dārukāvana which contains the temple of Nāgeśa, one of the twelve great jyotirliṅgas of Mahādeva is placed close to the western ocean. This context mentions the background for its nomenclature. Contrary to this statement, the Arch. Sur. lists of Nizam’s territory (XXXI. 21. 29) identify it with Aundh in the Nizam’s territory. There are two more forests of this name: one in the Himalayas, near Badrinath, the other Vijayeśvara in Kāśmīr. Dārukāvana, with reference to the demoness Dārukā, should not be confused with other Dārukā forests.
Dārukāvana or Dāruvana which contains the temple of Nāgeśa, one of the twelve Jyotirliṅgas of Śiva has been identified with Aundh in the Nizām’s territory (Arch. Sur. Lists of Nizām’s Territory XXXI. 21, 29). Another vana of the same name also stands at the following places: (1) In the Himālayas near Badrinath (Mbh. XIII. 25. 27) (2) Near Vijayeśvara in Kāśmīr (H.C. 10.3). Due to these variations it is not possible to ascertain the exact locality of Dāruvana in the present context.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dārukāvana (दारुकावन):—[=dārukā-vana] [from dāruka > dāru] n. Name of a wood, [Śiva-purāṇa]
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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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Search found 2 books and stories containing Darukavana, Dārukāvana, Daruka-vana, Dārukā-vana; (plurals include: Darukavanas, Dārukāvanas, vanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.3 - (a) Nataraja (the dance of Shiva) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 2 - Bridal Mysticism < [Volume 4.2.3 - Philosophy of God]
Introduction < [Volume 4.2.3 - Philosophy of God]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 29 - The havoc of the Rākṣasas of Dārukāvana < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 30 - The greatness of the Jyotirliṅga Nāgeśvara < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 5 - The nineteen incarnations of Śiva < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]