Hiranyashringa, Hiraṇyaśṛṅga, Hiranya-shringa: 4 definitions

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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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Hiranyashringa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 121. 61-62.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hiranyashringa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hiraṇyaśṛṅga (हिरण्यशृङ्ग).—[adjective] golden-horned.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Hiraṇyaśṛṅga (हिरण्यशृङ्ग):—[=hiraṇya-śṛṅga] [from hiraṇya > hiraṇa] mfn. (hiraṇya-) g°-horned, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a mountain, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Hiranyashringa in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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