Hiranyashringa, aka: Hiraṇyaśṛṅga, Hiranya-shringa; 1 Definition(s)

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Hiranyashringa 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.

The Sanskrit term Hiraṇyaśṛṅga can be transliterated into English as Hiranyasrnga or Hiranyashringa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Hiraṇyaśṛṅga (हिरण्यशृङ्ग).—A powerful follower of Kubera, lives in Surabhi; forbidden to take part in sacrifices.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 121. 61-62.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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