Wisdom Library Logo

Haṃsakālī, aka: Hamsakali; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Haṃsakālī means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Haṃsakālī can be transliterated into English as Hamsakali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Haṃsakālī (हंसकाली).—A daughter of Rohiṇī: mother of buffaloes.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 3. 74-5.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Relevant definitions

Search found 1 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Rohiṇī
1a) Rohiṇī (रोहिणी).—A daughter of Vālmīki; one of Vasudeva's wives, and mother of Gada, ...

Relevant text

No results found in any other chapter or book.

- Was this explanation helpufll? Leave a comment:

Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.

You have to be a member in order to post comments. Click here to login or click here to become a member.