Dhanesha, Dhaneśa, Dhana-isha: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Dhaneśa can be transliterated into English as Dhanesa or Dhanesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Dhaneśa (धनेश).—A monkey chief.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 244.
1b) An epithet of Kubera.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 30. 61.
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
1) a treasurer.
2) an epithet of Kubera.
Derivable forms: dhaneśaḥ (धनेशः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-śaḥ) Kuvera. E. dhana, and īśa lord.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhaneśa (धनेश).—[masculine] lord of treasure, rich man or = seq.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Dhaneśa (धनेश) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—guru of Vopadeva. W. p. 222. 303. Oxf. 174^b. 319^a.
Dhaneśa has the following synonyms: Dhaneśvara.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhaneśa (धनेश):—[from dhana > dhan] m. idem, [Varāha-mihira]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Kubera, [ib.; Harivaṃśa] (-tva, n., [Jātakamālā])
3) [v.s. ...] Name of Vopadeva’s teacher, [Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhaneśa (धनेश):—[dhane+śa] (śaḥ) 1. m. Kuvera.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Dhaneśa (धनेश) [Also spelled dhanesh]:—[[~śvara]] (nm) see [dhanapati] (under [dhana]).
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 78 - The Greatness of Nāradeśvara (nārada-īśvara-tīrtha) < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 65 - Brahmeśvara (brahmā-īśvara-liṅga) < [Section 2 - Caturaśīti-liṅga-māhātmya]
Chapter 18 - The Battle Between the Armies of Tāraka and the Devas < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
History of Indian Medicine (and Ayurveda) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)