Kanyatirtha, aka: Kanyātīrtha, Kanya-tirtha; 2 Definition(s)
Kanyatirtha 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kanyātīrtha (कन्यातीर्थ).—On the Narmadā.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 193. 76-7.
Kanyātīrtha (कन्यातीर्थ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.94, III.83.21) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kanyā-tīrtha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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Search found 3 books and stories containing Kanyatirtha, Kanyātīrtha or Kanya-tirtha. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 27 - Kanyātīrtha, Saptasārasvata, Pṛthūdaka, Sannihiti, etc. < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 26 - Kurukṣetra, Pāriplava, Śalvikinī, Koṭitīrtha etc. < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 39 - Savidyā Sandhyā, Lauhitya, Karatoyā, etc. < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)