Matsyodari, Matsyōdarī, Matsyodarī, Matsya-udari: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Matsyodarī (मत्स्योदरी).—Another name for Satyavatī, mother of Vyāsa. (See under Satyavatī).
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
matsyōdarī (मत्स्योदरी).—f (matsya Fish, udara Belly.) A designation applied, at Benares, to an inundation of the Ganges, reaching to the temple of bhairava.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Matsyodarī (मत्स्योदरी).—an epithet of Satyavatī.
Matsyodarī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms matsya and udarī (उदरी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Matsyodarī (मत्स्योदरी).—f. (-rī) 1. A name of Satyavati, the mother of Vyasa. 2. A place of pilgrimage, a particular pool at Benares held in reverence by pilgrims to that sacred city. E. matsya a fish, and udara the belly; the mother of Vyasa was found in the belly of a fish, and retaining a fishy-odour, was thence also called Matsyagan- Dha, till the scent was changed to that of a lotus by her paramour the Muni Parasara, the father of Vyasa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Matsyodarī (मत्स्योदरी):—[from matsya > matsa] f. ‘sprung from a fish-belly’, Name of Satya-vatī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (See under matsya above)
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a sacred bathing-place in Benares, [Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Matsyodarī (मत्स्योदरी):—[matsyo+darī] (rī) 3. f. The mother of Vyāsa; a place of pilgrimage; a particular pool it Benares.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 69 - The Assembly of Sixty-eight Holy Spots < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Chapter 100b - Yātrā Parikrama (pilgrimages) (2): Vaiśveśvarī Yātrā < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Chapter 73 - The Greatness of Oṃkāra < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 34 - The Greatness of Kṛttivāseśvara < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 3 - Rivers and other water sources of Vārāṇasī < [Chapter V - Rise of Vārāṇasī as a Nodal Centre]