Dundubhisvana, Dundubhi-svana: 4 definitions
Dundubhisvana 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Dundubhisvana (दुन्दुभिस्वन) or simply Dundubhi refers to the “sounds of a kettle-drum” and represents one of the ten kinds of sounds (śabda) according to Jayaratha (author of the 13th century commentary Tantrālokaviveka on Abhinavagupta’s Tantrāloka). Jayaratha cites the Brahmayāmala passage giving this order of the ten sounds (e.g., Dundubhisvana).
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Dundubhisvana (दुन्दुभिस्वन):—[=dundubhi-svana] [from dundubhi] m. ‘drum-sound’, a kind of magical formula against evil spirits supposed to possess weapons, [Rāmāyaṇa]
[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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Shvana, Dundubhi.
Ends with: Ghanadundubhisvana.
Full-text: Dundunabha, Ghanadundubhisvana, Dundubhi, Krauncadvipa, Shabda.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Dundubhisvana, Dundubhi-svana; (plurals include: Dundubhisvanas, svanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 9 - Śālmalika, Krauñca, Kuśa and Puṣkara Dvīpas and Their Mountains < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Matangalila and Hastyayurveda (study) (by Chandrima Das)
Quality Indicators regarding Elephants < [Chapter 3]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 19 - Description of Plakṣa and other continents (dvīpa) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]