Hiranvan, aka: Hīraṇvān; 1 Definition(s)
Hiranvan 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.
Hīraṇvān (हीरण्वान्).—A son of Āgnīdhra and lord of Śveta.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 46, 50.
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.
Search found 2 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Śveta (श्वेत) refers to one of the seven nether worlds (lower regions) according to the Nī...
1) Agnīdhra (अग्नीध्र).—(AGNĪDDHRA). Genealogy. Descended from Viṣṇu thus: Viṣṇu-Brahmā-Marīci-...
Search found 1 books and stories containing Hiranvan or Hīraṇvān. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)