Dundubhinirghosha, Dundubhinirghoṣa, Dundubhi-nirghosha: 1 definition


Dundubhinirghosha 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 Dundubhinirghoṣa can be transliterated into English as Dundubhinirghosa or Dundubhinirghosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Dundubhinirghosha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Dundubhinirghoṣa (दुन्दुभिनिर्घोष) refers to the “tumultuous sound of the Dundubhis”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.40 (“The Marriage Procession of Śiva”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “[...] The loud sounds of Ḍamarus, the Jhaṅkāra sound of the Bherīs and the sound of the conches pervaded all the three worlds. The tumultuous sound of the Dundubhis [e.g., dundubhinirghoṣa] rose up in the air blessing the universe auspiciously and destroying everything other than auspicious. O sage, behind the Gaṇas, the enthusiastic gods, the Siddhas, the guardians of the quarters and others followed. [...]”.

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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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