Hiranyabahu, aka: Hiraṇyabāhu, Hiranya-bahu; 3 Definition(s)
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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