Gunavati, aka: Guṇavatī, Guṇāvatī; 1 Definition(s)
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1) Guṇavatī (गुणवती).—Mother of Mandodarī (See under Mandodarī).
2) Guṇavatī (गुणवती).—Daughter born to Sunābha, younger brother of Vajranābha. She had an elder sister named Candramatī. Prabhāvatī, daughter of Vajranābha, was married to Pradyumna, son of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. One day when Prabhāvatī and Pradyumna were engaged in amorous conversation Guṇavatī and Candramatī came to them and they expressed a desire to get husbands for themselves from among the Yādavas. Prabhāvatī advised Candramatī to marry Gada, brother of Kṛṣṇa and Guṇavatī to marry Sāṃba, son of Kṛṣṇa. (Chapter 94. Harivaṃśa).
3) Guṇāvatī (गुणावती).—A river. Once Paraśurāma slew some Kṣatriyas on the northern banks of this river. (Śloka 8, Chapter 70, Droṇa Parva).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 2: Former births of Rāvaṇa, Sītā, Lakṣmaṇa, Sugrīva, Bhāmaṇḍala, Lavaṇa and Aṅkuśa < [Chapter X - Rāma’s mokṣa (emancipation)]
Part 9: Birth of Caṇḍaśāsana as the Prativāsudeva Madhu < [Chapter IV - Anantanāthacaritra]
Part 14: Sixth incarnation as Vajrajaṅgha < [Chapter I]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 6 - Description of the nature of Mahāpralaya and the origin of Viṣṇu < [Section 2.1 - Rudra-saṃhitā (1): Sṛśṭi-khaṇḍa]
Śrī Śrī Rādhikā Aṣṭottara-Śata-Nāma-Stotraṃ (by Śrīla Raghunātha Dāsa Gosvāmi)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)