Pancavana, Pañcavana, Pañcavāṇa, Pancan-vana: 5 definitions

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Pancavana 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 Panchavana.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Pancavana in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Pañcavana (पञ्चवन).—(Kauśiki tank): here is the tīrtha of Pāṇḍuviśala.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 77. 99, 101.

1b) One of Sagara's sons who survived Kapila's tejas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 149.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pancavana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pañcavāṇa (पञ्चवाण).—epithets of the god of love; see पञ्चेषु (pañceṣu).

Derivable forms: pañcavāṇaḥ (पञ्चवाणः).

Pañcavāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and vāṇa (वाण). See also (synonyms): pañcabāṇa, pañcaśara.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pañcavāṇa (पञ्चवाण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) Kamadeva, The Indian Cupid. E. pañca five, and vāṇa an arrow; being armed with five arrows.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pañcavāṇa (पञ्चवाण).—[-n], m. Kāma (being armed with five arrows), [Gītagovinda. ed. Lassen.] 4, 6; [Pañcatantra] 128, 1; [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 104.

Pañcavāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañca and vāṇa (वाण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pañcavāṇa (पञ्चवाण):—[pañca-vāṇa] (ṇaḥ) 1. m. Kāma, Cupid.

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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.

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