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Hairaṇvata, aka: Hairanvata; 1 Definition(s)


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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 IndexPurāṇa book cover
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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) refers to a kind of tree (vṛkṣa) commonly found in the forests (vaṇa) of ancient ...
Hairaṇvatī (हैरण्वती).—A river in the kingdom of Hairaṇvata.** Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 15. 6...

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