Hiranyaroma, Hiraṇyaromā: 1 definition
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Hiraṇyaromā (हिरण्यरोमा).—An Angirasa: a sage of the Raivata epoch.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 5. 3; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 62; Matsya-purāṇa 9. 20; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 1. 22.
1b) Also Parjanya, a Lokapāla; son of Parjanyaprajāpati and Mārīci; lord of the northern direction (guardian of the Eastern quarter, Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 19; 21. 157; III. 8. 20; Matsya-purāṇa 8. 11; 124. 95; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 16.
1c) A Gandharva.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 54; 69. 26.
1d) A Lokapāla of Lokāloka.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 8. 83.
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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