Ghurnika, Ghūrṇikā: 4 definitions
Ghurnika 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
Ghūrṇikā (घूर्णिका).—Foster mother of Devayānī, daughter of Śukrācārya. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 78, Verse 25).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ghūrṇikā (घूर्णिका).—A servant-maid of Devayānī.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 27. 24-7.
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-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ghūrṇikā (घूर्णिका):—[from ghūrṇ] f. Name of a woman, [Mahābhārata i, 3302 ff.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Ends with: Praghurnika.
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