Hiranyabahu, Hiraṇyabāhu, Hiranya-bahu: 10 definitions

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Hiranyabahu 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»] — Hiranyabahu in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु).—A nāga born in Vāsuki’s dynasty. He was burnt to death at the sarpa satra of Janamejaya. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 57, Verse 6).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु).—A Pravara sage.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 199. 16.
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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

[«previous next»] — Hiranyabahu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु).—

1) an epithet of Śiva.

2) the river Śoṇa.

Derivable forms: hiraṇyabāhuḥ (हिरण्यबाहुः).

Hiraṇyabāhu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hiraṇya and bāhu (बाहु).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु).—m.

(-huḥ) 1. The river Sona. 2. Siva. E. hiraṇya, bāhu an arm.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु).—hiraṇya bāhu, and hiraṇyavāha hiraṇya-vāha, m. 1. The river Sone. 2. Śiva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु).—[adjective] golden-armed.

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

1) Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु):—[=hiraṇya-bāhu] [from hiraṇya > hiraṇa] mfn. (hiraṇya-) golden-armed, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-āraṇyaka]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] the river Śoṇa ([varia lectio] -vāha), [Harṣacarita]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a serpent-demon, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] of a man, [Catalogue(s)]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hiraṇyabāhu (हिरण्यबाहु):—[hiraṇya-bāhu] (huḥ) 2. m. The river Sone; Shiva.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hiranyabahu in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hiranyabahu in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hiraṇyabāhu (ಹಿರಣ್ಯಬಾಹು):—

1) [noun] Śiva.

2) [noun] name of a river that rises in Gondwana in the district of Nāgpur and running for 500 miles and empties into the river Gange near Pāṭna, in Bihār.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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