Dhumorna, Dhūmorṇā, Dhuma-urna, Dhumrna, Dhūmrṇā: 8 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा).—The wife of King Yama (God of Death). (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 117, Stanza 9).

2) Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा).—The wife of hermit Mārkaṇḍeya. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 146, Stanza 4).

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा, “shroud of smoke”):—One of the two consorts of Yama. She rises from the funeral pyre. Yama, the vedic God of death, represents the embodiment of Dharma. Yama rules over the kingdom of the dead and binds humankind according to the fruits of their karma.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा).—f.

(-rṇā) The wife of Yama. E. dhūma smoke, and ūrṇa wool; of a smoky hue, and woolly-headed, a Caffree, Proserpine.

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

1) Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा):—[from dhūma > dhū] f. ‘smoke-wool’, Name of the wife of Yama, [Mahābhārata] (-pati m. = Y°, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])

2) [v.s. ...] of the wife of Mārkaṇḍeya, [ib.] (cf. dhūmrorṇā).

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

Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा):—[dhūmo+rṇā] (rṇā) 1. f. The wife of Yama.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा):—(dhūma + ūrṇā) f. Nomen proprium

1) der Gemahlin Yama's [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 72.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 185.] [Mahābhārata 13, 7637.] pati Beiw. Yama's [Hārāvalī 57.] —

2) der Gemahlin Mārkaṇḍeya’s [Mahābhārata 13, 6750.] — Vgl. dhūmrorṇā .

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Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा):—

1) [Mahābhārata 5, 3968] nach der Lesart der ed. Bomb.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Dhūmorṇā (धूमोर्णा):—f. Nomen proprium der Gattin —

1) Yama’s [Mahābhārata 5,117,9.] [Vāsavadattā 154,2.] pati m. Beiname Yama's. —

2) Mārkaṇḍeya's.

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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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