Khaninetra, Khanīnetra: 6 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Khaninetra in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Khanīnetra (खनीनेत्र):—Son of Rambha (son of Vivimsati). He was a great and religious king. He had a son named Karandhama. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Khanīnetra (खनीनेत्र).—The eldest son of Vivaṃśa, a King of the solar dynasty. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata. Aśvamedha Parva, Chapter 4, that this King was driven away from the country as he harassed the people.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Khaninetra (खनिनेत्र).—The son of Rambha, (Vivīṃśa-Vā. P., Vi. P.) and a righteous king; father of Karamdhama (in Tretāmukha, Vāyu-purāṇa), (Ativibhūti, Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 25; Vāyu-purāṇa 86. 7; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 28.
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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»] — Khaninetra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Khaninetra (खनिनेत्र):—[=khani-netra] [from khani > khan] m. Name of the prince Karaṃdhama, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 2, 25] (cf. khanī-n.)

2) Khanīnetra (खनीनेत्र):—[=khanī-netra] [from khanī > khan] m. (= ni-n) Name of the prince Karaṃdhama, [Mahābhārata xiv, 70 f.]

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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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