Lavanacala, aka: Lavaṇācala; 1 Definition(s)


Lavanacala 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Lavanachala.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Lavanacala in Purana glossary... « previous · [L] · next »

Lavaṇācala (लवणाचल).—A gift of a hill of 16 droṇas of salt, is the best; he who makes a gift of it goes to the world of Umā;1 complimentary to vibhūti dvādaśi vrata.2

  • 1) Matsya-purāṇa 83. 4; 84. 1.
  • 2) Ib. 92. 31; 99. 15; 100. 18.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of lavanacala in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 4 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Līlāvatī (लीलावती).—f. (-tī) A wanton or sportful woman. E. līlā, and matup affs.
Śauṇḍa (शौण्ड).—mfn. (-ṇḍaḥ-ṇḍī-ṇḍaṃ) 1. Drunk, intoxicated. 2. Fond of, addicted to, (as liquo...
1) Bhānumatī (भानुमती).—The daughter of Bhānu, a leader of the Yādavas. When Śrī Kṛṣṇa went wit...
Dharmamūrti (धर्ममूर्ति).—A king in the Bṛhatkalpa; a friend of Indra. His wife was Bhānu...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: