Manasvini, Manasvinī: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Manasvinī (मनस्विनी).—A daughter of Dakṣaprajāpati. She became the wife of Dharmarāja. Candra was born of this Manasvinī. (Śloka 19, Chapter 66, Vana Parva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Manasvinī (मनस्विनी).—(River) from lake Varcovan. (Sāyana, Vāyu-purāṇa.).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 18. 66; Vāyu-purāṇa 47. 63.
1b) A daughter of Uttānapāda and the wife of Antināra.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 90; Matsya-purāṇa 49. 7; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 76.
1c) The wife of Mṛkaṇḍu and mother of Mārkaṇḍeya.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 5; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 7.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Manasvinī (मनस्विनी):—[=manas-vinī] [from manas-vin > manas > man] f. a virtuous wife, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] Momordica Mixta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of the mother of the moon, [Mahābhārata] (cf. manasija)
4) [v.s. ...] of Durga, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] of the wife of Mṛkaṇḍu, [Purāṇa]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a woman who is having or showing a proper pride in herself, her position, family, etc.
2) [noun] an intelligent, brilliant woman.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 11 - The creation of Sages (saptarṣi) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 18 - Description of the Jambūdvīpa < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 36 - The Lineage of Manu: Manvantaras < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)