Hiranyavarman, Hiraṇyavarman, Hiranya-varman: 4 definitions
Hiranyavarman 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.
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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)
Hiraṇyavarman (हिरण्यवर्मन्).—A king of Daśārṇa. His daughter was married to Śikhaṇḍī.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Hiraṇyavarman (हिरण्यवर्मन्).—A king of Daśārṇa, His daughter was married by Śikhaṇḍī. (See Aṃbā).
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Hiraṇyavarman (हिरण्यवर्मन्):—[=hiraṇya-varman] [from hiraṇya > hiraṇa] m. ‘having g° armour’, Name of a king, [Mahābhārata]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Hiranya, Varman.
Full-text: Kancanavarman, Shikhandi.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Hiranyavarman, Hiraṇyavarman, Hiranya-varman, Hiraṇya-varman; (plurals include: Hiranyavarmans, Hiraṇyavarmans, varmans). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXCII < [Uluka Dutagamana Parva]
Section CXCIII < [Uluka Dutagamana Parva]
Section CXCV < [Uluka Dutagamana Parva]
Pallava period (Social and Cultural History) (by S. Krishnamurthy)
Depiction of Rings < [Chapter 4 - Material Culture of the People]
Royal Courtiers < [Chapter 3 - Socio-Religious Life]
Necklace (Hara) < [Chapter 4 - Material Culture of the People]
Chapter 6 - Bhishma Assesses the Heroes and Reveals Shikhandi's Mysterious Birth < [Udyoga Parva]
Temples in and around Madurantakam (by B. Mekala)
Political History (6): The Pallavas < [Chapter 1 - Historical Backdrop]