Maricigarbha, aka: Marīcigarbha, Marici-garbha; 2 Definition(s)
Maricigarbha 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 Marichigarbha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
1a) Marīcigarbha (मरीचिगर्भ).—The gods of the ninth Manvantara; a gaṇa of 12 gods.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 19; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 55, 58-9; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 21.
1b) The world of Haviṣmanta Pitṛs in the Mārtāṇḍamaṇḍalam.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 15. 16.
1c) The world of Upahūta Pitṛs; belonging to Kṣatriyagaṇa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 73. 38-9.
1d) Sons of Meru Sāvarṇi.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 59.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Marīcigarbha (मरीचिगर्भ).—a. containing particles of light (Name of a world).
Marīcigarbha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms marīci and garbha (गर्भ).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 13 - Description of Future Manus < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 9 - General Rules of Śrāddha Performance < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
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