Hiranyabindu, aka: Hiraṇyabindu, Hiranya-bindu; 3 Definition(s)
Hiranyabindu 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)
Hiraṇyabindu (हिरण्यबिन्दु).—A sacred place near the Himālayas. During his pilgrimage Arjuna visited this place also. A bath in this tīrtha will wash off one’s sins. Hiraṇyabindu is situated on the top of Mount Kālañjara.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Hiraṇyabindu (हिरण्यबिन्दु) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.85.15). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Hiraṇyabindu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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
Derivable forms: hiraṇyabinduḥ (हिरण्यबिन्दुः).
Hiraṇyabindu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hiraṇya and bindu (बिन्दु).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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