Harinetra, Hari-netra: 6 definitions
Harinetra 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Harinetra (हरिनेत्र).—A Vānara chief.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 240.
Harinetra (हरिनेत्र) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. XIV.8.14, XIV.8) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Harinetra) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the eye of Viṣṇu.
2) the white lotus.
-traḥ an owl.
Derivable forms: harinetram (हरिनेत्रम्).
Harinetra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hari and netra (नेत्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traḥ) An owl. n.
(-traṃ) 1. The white lotus. 2. The eye of Vishnu. E. hari Vishnu, &c., and netra an eye.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Harinetra (हरिनेत्र).—[adjective] yellow-eyed (Śiva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Harinetra (हरिनेत्र):—[=hari-netra] [from hari] n. the eye of Viṣṇu, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] a white lotus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] an eye of a greenish colour, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
4) [v.s. ...] mfn. having yellow eyes, [Mahābhārata]
5) [v.s. ...] m. an owl, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
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