Nandanakanana, Nandanakānana, Nandana-kanana: 2 definitions
Nandanakanana 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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Nandanakānana (नन्दनकानन).—The beautiful forest in the celestial world where Lord Indra sports with his wife and where there is heavenly music and dancing.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nandanakānana (नन्दनकानन):—[=nandana-kānana] [from nandana > nand] n. Name of a wood, [Rasikaramaṇa]
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.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.1.73-74 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
Verse 1.1.70-72 < [Chapter 1 - Bhauma (the earthly plane)]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)