Haryanga, Haryaṅga: 3 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Haryanga 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Haryanga in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Haryaṅga (हर्यङ्ग).—A son of Campa in his sacrifice, the Vāruṇa able to conquer enemies came from heaven; father of Bhadraratha.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 98-99; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 107; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 18. 21-22.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Haryaṅga (हर्यङ्ग):—[=hary-aṅga] [from hary > hari] m. Name of a son of Campa, [Harivaṃśa; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Haryaṅga (हर्यङ्ग):—(hari + 3. aṅga) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Campa [Harivaṃśa 1700. fg.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 445.]

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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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