Mars; 2 Definition(s)
Mars 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
The name “Mars” is derviced from the Indian “Marut”; Martus, “the terrible ones” of Isaiah and Joel.(Source): Google Books: Worlds in Collision
Mars of Latin mythology:—Indra is accompanied by the Maruts, the storm winds. This is the same root as the Greek Ares, and the Latin Mars; and the Teutonic Thor Miolnir, the god of war in each mythology. These Maruts overturn trees and destroy forests; they roar like lions; they shake the mountains; they are swift as thought; they are brothers of whom no one is the elder, no one the younger: this is a perfect picture of the wind; and in this character of the Maruts we see blind strength and fury without judgment.(Source): archive.org: Sanskrit and its kindred literatures Studies in comparative mythology
Search found 1375 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Maṅgalā (मङ्गला) is one of the epithets of Durgā, according to the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 53...
1) Aṅgāraka (अङ्गारक).—An Asura who took the form of a pig. The story of how this Asura was kil...
Āśana (आशन) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as ment...
Amla (अम्ल, “sour”) refers to one of the five types of Rasa (taste) which represents ...
Ugra (उग्र) is the name of a deity who received the Aṃśumadāgama from Ambu (Aṃśu) through the m...
1) Asura (असुर).—Those born to Kaśyapa of his wife Danu are called Dānavas and those born of hi...
Aśvattha (अश्वत्थ) is the name of a tree (Pīpala tree) that is associated with the Nakṣatra (ce...
1) Ṛṣabha (ऋषभ) is the name of a mountain and popular gathering place for Vidyādharas, accordin...
Kapāla (कपाल) or Kapālatantra refers to one of the thirty-three Dakṣiṇatantras, belonging to th...
1) Amṛtā (अमृता) is another name for Guḍūcī, a medicinal plant identified with Tinospora cordif...
Arjuna (अर्जुन) is the name of a tree (Arjuna vṛkṣa) that is associated with the Nakṣatra (cele...
Īśāna (ईशान) refers to one of the five faces of Sadāśiva that revealed the Āgamas (sacred texts...
Graha (ग्रह) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as men...
Kuja (कुज) refers to a “tree”, as mentioned in a list of twenty-five synonyms in the second cha...
Rakta (रक्त) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as men...
Search found 45 books and stories containing Mars. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihat Samhita (by N. Chidambaram Iyer)
A Manual of Khshnoom (by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria)
Chapter III < [Part II]
Appendix II < [Appendices]
Supplement No. 30 < [Supplements]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CI - Propitiation of malignant Planets < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter LIX - Discourses on Astrology < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter LXII - Discourses on Lagnamana < [Agastya Samhita]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 24 - The arrangement of the heavenly luminaries < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 10 - Magnificence of God Śiva: birth of Nīlalohita < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 23 - Information about Heavenly bodies (stars, planets etc.) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]