Hairanya, Hairaṇya: 5 definitions
Hairanya 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.
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Hairaṇya (हैरण्य).—a. Golden, made of gold.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Hairaṇya (हैरण्य).—[adjective] golden; containing or yielding gold.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Hairaṇya (हैरण्य):—mf(ā)n. ([from] hiraṇya, of which it is also the Vṛddhi form in [compound]) golden, consisting or made of gold, [Atharva-veda; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) bearing gold (said of a river), [Mahābhārata]
3) offering gold (said of hands or arms), [ib.]
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Hairaṇya (ಹೈರಣ್ಯ):—[adjective] made of, containing gold; golden.
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Hairaṇya (ಹೈರಣ್ಯ):—[noun] gold.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Hairanyabaheya, Hairanyagarbha, Hairanyaka, Hairanyanabha, Hairanyastupa, Hairanyavasas, Hairanyavata, Hairanyavatakshetra, Hairanyavatavarsha, Hairanyavati.
Full-text: Hairanyavasas, Hairanyabaheya, Hairanyanabha, Hairanyagarbha, Hiranyakaksha, Hairanvati, Hairanyastupa, Hairanyika, Hairanyaka, Hiranyastupa.
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Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Verse 3.37 - The regions of labour (karmabhūmi) < [Chapter 3 - The Lower World and the Middle World]
Parama Samhita (English translation) (by Krishnaswami Aiyangar)