Paurana, Paurāṇa: 4 definitions
Paurana 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Paurāṇa (पौराण).—a. (-ṇī f.) [पुराण-अण् (purāṇa-aṇ)]
1) Belonging to the past, ancient, of the past, primeval.
2) Relating to the Purāṇas or derived from them.
3) Former, previous.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ-ṇī-ṇaṃ) Relating to the past, or Puranas. E. purāṇa, and aṇ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paurāṇa (पौराण).—i. e. purāṇa + a, adj., f. ṇī. 1. Relating to past ages, ancient, Mahābhārata 1, 543. 2. Deep-rooted,
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Pauranaka.
Ends with: Yathapaurana.
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