Mandavi, Māṇḍavī: 9 definitions
Mandavi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, biology. 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)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Māṇḍavī (माण्डवी).—Wife of Bharata. Rāma married Sītā; Bharata, Māṇḍavī; Lakṣmaṇa, Ūrmilā and Śatrughna, Śrutakīrti (Sarga 73, Bālakāṇḍa, Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa). Māṇḍavī, Ūrmilā and Śrutakīrti were the daughters of Kuśadhvaja, brother of Janaka. (Bāla Kāṇḍa, Kamba Rāmāyaṇa). Bharata got two sons of Māṇḍavī named Subāhu and Śūrasena. Both of them defeated the Gandharvas and established cities one on each side of the river Sindhu. (Uttara Rāmāyaṇa).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Māṇḍavī (माण्डवी).—A Goddess enshrined at Māṇḍavya.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 42.
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Māṇḍavī.—(LP), one who gets the market-tax; same as Māṇḍapika. (LP), a tax levied on articles that are to be sold in a market-place. (IE 8-3), Marāṭhī; same as maṇḍapikā, ‘customs house’. Note: māṇḍavī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Mandavi in India is the name of a plant defined with Eleusine indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Juncus loureiroanus Schult. & Schult.f. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2009)
· Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (1825)
· Bulletin agricole du Congo Belge (1920)
· Flora Brasiliensis (1878)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1997)
· Systema Naturae, Editio Decima (1759)
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
māṇḍavī (मांडवी).—f (Dim. of māṇḍava) A canopy of light framework (to suspend over an idol &c.) 2 A warehouse of port-towns for imports and exports, a factory, a custom-house.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
māṇḍavī (मांडवी).—f A custom-house.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Maṇḍavī (मण्डवी).—name of a locality (compare Sanskrit Māṇḍavya?): Mahā-Māyūrī 54.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Māṇḍavī (माण्डवी):—f. [from] ovya Name of Dākṣāyaṇī in Māṇḍavya, [Catalogue(s)]
2) of a daughter of Kuśa-dhvaja and wife of Bharata, [Rāmāyaṇa] (cf. vātsī.māṇḍavī-putra).
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mamdavia, Mamdavige, Mamdavisu, Mandavi shiksha, Mandavibhava, Mandavibhramsha, Mandaviceshtita, Mandavicheshtita, Mandavinem, Mandavirikta, Mandavirya, Mandaviryatva, Mandavisarpa, Mandavisarpin, Mandavisarpini, Mandavisha, Mandaviveka, Mandavivekin.
Ends with: Jalamandavi.
Full-text: Mandavya, Mandavyayana, Madavyasamhita, Mandavyeshvara, Mandavyashruti, Vatsimandaviputra, Mandavyapura, Mandavi shiksha, Mandavyeshvaratirtha, Taksha, Vaishnavism, Mandapa, Paurnima, Shiksha, Shrutakirti, Pushkala, Keshideva, Vela.
Search found 10 books and stories containing Mandavi, Māṇḍavī, Maṇḍavī; (plurals include: Mandavis, Māṇḍavīs, Maṇḍavīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mandavi < [October 1948]
Sita: Power, Penance, Promise - An Introduction < [October – December, 1988]
The Role of Bharata in The Ramayana < [October 1967]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 73 - The marriage ceremonies are completed < [Book 1 - Bala-kanda]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
One hundred and eight (108) names of Sāvitrī < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 67 - The Commencement of the Sacrifice < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chapter 242 - The Story of Rāma < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)