Harideva, Hari-deva: 7 definitions



Harideva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions

Harideva (हरिदेव) is an example of a Vaiṣṇavite name mentioned in the Gupta inscriptions. Classification of personal names according to deities (e.g., from Vaiṣṇavism) were sometimes used by more than one person and somehow seem to have been popular. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Derivation of personal names (e.g., Harideva) during the rule of the Guptas followed patterns such as tribes, places, rivers and mountains.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Harideva (हरिदेव).—the asterism Śrāvaṇa.

Derivable forms: haridevaḥ (हरिदेवः).

Harideva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hari and deva (देव).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Harideva (हरिदेव).—m.

(-vaḥ) The asterism Sravana. E. hari Vishnu, deba presiding deity.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Harideva (हरिदेव) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Sārasvatasāra [grammatical]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Harideva (हरिदेव):—[=hari-deva] [from hari] m. the asterism Śravaṇā (presided over by Viṣṇu), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various men, [Catalogue(s)]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Harideva (हरिदेव):—[hari-deva] (vaḥ) 1. m. The asterism Shrāvana.

[Sanskrit to German]

Harideva in German

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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.

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