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Hairaṇvata, aka: Hairanvata; 1 Definition(s)


Hairaṇvata 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 Hairaṇvata can be transliterated into English as Hairanvata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Hairaṇvata (हैरण्वत).—A kingdom to the south of the Śṛṅgavān and north of the Śveta hills, people rolling in wealth and living for thousands of years; noted for the tree Lakuca.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 15. 66-9.
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.

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Lakuca (लकुच).—A tree of six rasas in the Hairaṇvata (Hiraṇvata) country.** Brahmāṇḍa-pur...
Hairaṇvatī (हैरण्वती).—A river in the kingdom of Hairaṇvata.** Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 15. 6...

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