Hiranyabahu, Hiraṇyabāhu, Hiranya-bahu: 9 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)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.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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
(-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)]
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