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


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

In Hinduism


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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