Havishman, aka: Haviṣmān; 2 Definition(s)
Havishman 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.
The Sanskrit term Haviṣmān can be transliterated into English as Havisman or Havishman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Haviṣmān (हविष्मान्).—A great sage who was a member of the assembly of Indra. (Sabhā Parva, Chapter 7, Verse 13).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
1a) Haviṣmān (हविष्मान्).—(Paulaha)—a sage of the second Sāvarṇa epoch.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 69.
1b) (Kāśyapa) a sage of the epoch of III Sāvarṇa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 78.
1c) Wife Kuhū, abandoned him for Soma.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 23. 25.
1d) A son of Angirasa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 2; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 65.
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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 13 - Description of Future Manus < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
Chapter 5 - The Demigods Appeal to the Lord for Protection < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
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The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (a) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]
Chapter 36 - The Lineage of Manu: Manvantaras < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]