Jambunadi, Jāmbūnadī, Jambūnadī, Jambu-nadi, Jambunadī: 4 definitions


Jambunadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Jambūnadī (जम्बूनदी).—(River) of honey, containing gold.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 35. 29; 47. 66.

2) Jāmbūnadī (जाम्बूनदी).—A river in Jambūdvīpa famous for gold.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 2. 21.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Jambunadī (जम्बुनदी) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.29). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Jambu-nadī) 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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India history and geogprahy

Source: archive.org: Geography in Ancient Indian inscriptions

Jambunadi (जम्बुनदि) is the name of a river found in India.—It should be located in the Damodarpur region in the Dinajpur district.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (J) next»] — Jambunadi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jambunadī (जम्बुनदी) or Jambūnadī (जम्बूनदी).—one of the seven heavenly rivers.

Jambunadī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jambu and nadī (नदी).

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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. 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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