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Hairaṇvata, aka: Hairanvata; 1 Definition(s)

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Hairaṇvata 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.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

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

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