Havirdhana, Havirdhāna: 6 definitions
Havirdhana 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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Havirdhāna (हविर्धान).—A grandson of emperor Pṛthu, who had two sons called Antardhāna and Vādi and to Antardhāna was born a son called Havirdhāna by Śikhaṇḍinī, and they had six sons called Prācīnabarhis, Śukra, Gaya, Kṛṣṇa, Vraja and Ajina. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Part 1, Chapter 14).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1b) A son of Antardhāna and Śikhaṇḍini; wife, Āgneyī-Dhiṣaṇā; had six sons.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II 37. 23-4; Vāyu-purāṇa 63. 22, 23; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 14. 1-2.
1c) A son of Pṛthu married Dhiṣaṇā and got a number of sons; attained heaven by tapas.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 4. 45; 143. 39.
Havirdhāna (हविर्धान) refers to one of the two sons of Mahābhāga and Pṛthu Vainya: the son of Vena, according to the Vaṃśa (‘genealogical description’) of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Vena was born to Aṅga and from Vena was born Pṛthu Vainya, who was a famous king in ancient times and for the welfare of mankind he milked the earth in the form of a cow. Mahābhāgā, the wife of Pṛthu gave birth to Śikhaṇḍin and Havirdhāna. Suśīla was born to Śikhaṇḍin, who worshipped Śvetāśvatara, the great devotee of Lord Śiva and Learnt the Pāśupata Yoga.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Havirdhāna (हविर्धान).—[neuter] a waggon on which Soma-plants and other offerings are put or a shed for such waggons, i.[grammar] place of offering; p. rdhānin.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Havirdhāna (हविर्धान):—[=havir-dhāna] [from havir > hava] m. Name of the author of [Ṛg-veda x, 11-15; Anukramaṇikā]
2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Antar-dhāna (cf. havir-dhāman), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [=havir-dhāna] [from havir > hava] n. ‘oblation-receptacle’, the vehicle in which the Soma plants are conveyed to be pressed (generally in [dual number]), [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] a shed for the Soma vehicles, [ib.; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]
5) [v.s. ...] a place of sacrifice, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]
6) [v.s. ...] the earth (as the depository of obl°), [Atharva-veda]
7) [v.s. ...] (e),[dual number] (with prajāpateḥ) Name of two Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]
8) Hāvirdhāna (हाविर्धान):—[from hava] mfn. containing the word havirdhāna [gana] vimuktādi.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) m. Nomen proprium des angeblichen Verfassers von [Ṛgveda 10, 11—15.] eines Sohnes des Antardhāna [Viṣṇupurāṇa 106.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 24, 5. 8.] Vgl. havirdhāman . —
2) f. ī a) Bez. der mythischen Kuh Surabhi oder Kāmadhenu [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 8, 8, 1. 9, 15, 26. 11, 16, 14.] — b) Nomen proprium der Gattin Havirdhāna’s [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 24, 8.] —
3) n. a) der Wagen, auf welchem die zur Pressung bestimmten Soma-Pflanzen geladen sind (in der Regel zwei), [das 5, 3.] [Yāska’s Nirukta 9, 36.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 9, 3, 7.] [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 1, 9. 19, 18.] [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 3, 1, 3, 1. 6, 2, 9, 1. 4.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 3, 5, 3, 7. 13. 6, 3, 18. 4, 6, 9, 10. fgg.] — b) die leichte Ueberdachung, unter welcher die Wagen aufgestellt werden, [Mahīdhara] zu [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 5, 21.] [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 38, 18.] [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 6, 2, 11, 1. 4.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 1, 1, 2, 9.] ubhayatodvāra [3, 5, 3, 7. 4, 3, 4, 22. 12, 6, 1, 17.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 6, 10, 14. 8, 4, 21. 10, 2, 27. 4, 2.] [LĀṬY. 2, 2, 15. 7, 6.] sa.o.a.i.dhā.e [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 12, 1, 38.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 8, 4, 23.] prajāpateḥ sadohavirdhānam Name eines Sāman [Weber’s Indische Studien.3,224,b.] — c) Opferplatz [Mahābhārata 1, 5103.] [Harivaṃśa 2457.] die Erde als Niederlage des Opfers: ha.i.dhānamanta.ā sūryaṃ ca [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 7, 109, 3. 14, 2, 34.] — Vgl. hāvirdhāna fg.
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Hāvirdhāna (हाविर्धान):—adj. das Wort havirdhāna enthaltend gaṇa vimuktādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 2, 61.]
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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