Ilina, Ilinā, Īlina: 7 definitions


Ilina 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Īlina (ईलिन).—Son of king Taṃsu of the Pūru dynasty. His wife was Rathantarī. Īlina had five sons by her. They were: Duṣyanta, Śūra, Bhīma, Pravasu and Vasu. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapters 16-18. See also under the word Ilila).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ilinā (इलिना).—A daughter of Yama, and a queen of Antināra; mother of a number of sons; interested in brahmavāda.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 9.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Ilina (इलिन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. ) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ilina) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Īlina (ईलिन).—Name of a son of Tamsu and father of Duṣyanta.

-nī f. Name of a daughter of Medhātithi; Hariv.

Derivable forms: īlinaḥ (ईलिनः).

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

1) Ilinā (इलिना):—f. Name of a daughter of Yama, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

2) Īlina (ईलिन):—m. Name of a son of Taṃsu and father of Duṣyanta, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German]

Ilina 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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