Dvaitavana, Dvaita-vana: 9 definitions
Dvaitavana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन).—A forest in which the Pāṇḍavas lived during their forest life. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन) refers to the name of a Forest mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.174.21, IX.36.26). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dvaita-vana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन).—A forest where the Pāṇḍavas lived during their exile in the forest.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन): Dvaita Forest or Dvaitavana was situated to the south of the Kamyaka Forest. It contained within it a lake called the Dwaita lake. It was on the south-western outskirts of Kurujangala, near the borders of the desert (northern extension of the Thar desert into Haryana) (3,176). It also lay on the banks of the Saraswati River (known there as the Bhogavati) (3-24,176).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन).—Name of a forest; भीमं प्रशस्याथ गुणैरनेकैर्हृष्टास्ततो द्वैतवनाय जग्मुः (bhīmaṃ praśasyātha guṇairanekairhṛṣṭāstato dvaitavanāya jagmuḥ) Mb.3. 11.68. Ki.1.1.
Derivable forms: dvaitavanam (द्वैतवनम्).
Dvaitavana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dvaita and vana (वन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन).—i. e. dvitavana + a + a, adj. Referring to Dhvasan Dvaitavana, i. e. son of Dvitavana, Mahābhārata 3, 928.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dvaitavana (द्वैतवन):—[from dvai] m. ([from] dvita-vana) [patronymic] of the king Dhvasan, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] mfn. belonging or relating to Dhvasan Dvaitavana, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] n. (with or sc. vana) Name of a forest, [Mahābhārata iii, 453 etc.; Kirātārjunīya i, 1.]
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Ends with: Advaitavana.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Dvaitavana, Dvaita-vana; (plurals include: Dvaitavanas, vanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CCXXXVI < [Ghosha-yatra Parva]
Section XXIV < [Arjunabhigamana Parva]
Section CCCIX < [Aranya Parva]
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Chapter 3 - The Trigartas attack the Kingdom of Virata < [Virata Parva]
Chapter 6 - The Last Year of Forest Life < [Vana Parva]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)