Hiranyareta, Hiraṇyareta: 2 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Hiranyareta in Purana glossary
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.
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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

Kannada-English dictionary

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

Hiraṇyarēta (ಹಿರಣ್ಯರೇತ):—

1) [noun] the Fire-God.

2) [noun] the Sun-God.

3) [noun] Śiva.

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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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