Hiranyareta, Hiraṇyareta: 2 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Hiraṇyareta (हिरण्यरेत).—A son of Priyavrata, and king of Kuśadvīpa. Divided it among his seven sons.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 1. 25, 33; 20. 14.
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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Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the Fire-God.
2) [noun] the Sun-God.
3) [noun] Śiva.
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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