Pinaki, Pināki, Pinākī: 10 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Pinākī (पिनाकी).—One of the eleven Ṛudras. He was the grandson of Brahmā and the son of Sthāṇu. Pinākī attended the Janmotsava of Arjuna. (Chapter 66, Ādi Parva; Chapter 208, Śānti Parva; Chapter 122, Ādi Parva).
2) Pinākī (पिनाकी).—Śiva got this name because he wields the bow named Pināka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Matsya-purāṇa 5. 30; 6. 13; 12. 8; 23. 36, 41; 95. 38; 154. 118, 194, 395, 410.
- 2) Ib. 60. 11; 67. 16.
Pinākī (पिनाकी) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.60.2) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Pinākī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
1) Pinākī (पिनाकी) refers to one of the various Gaṇas (Śiva’s associates), according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, the text refers the leaders of the Gaṇas who attended the marriage of Śiva and Pārvatī. They are [viz., Pinākī] [...]. The text further describes that after the marriage of the divine pair, the Lord went to Kailāsa for sport. There he played with various Gaṇas of different forms.
2) Pinaki (पिनकि) is another name for Śiva, according to the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—The first chapters opens with a salutation to Pinaki (Śiva) at whose biding Virañci (Prajāpati Brahmā) is the creator of the universe, Hari (Viṣṇu) is the preserver and Kāla-Rudra is the destroyer.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pinākī (पिनाकी).—f. A variety of fiddle.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pināki (पिनाकि).—i. e. curtailed pinākin, m. A name of Śiva, Mahābhārata 2, 1642.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pinākī (पिनाकी):—[from pināka] f. (in music) a kind of stringed instrument
2) Pināki (पिनाकि):—[from pināka] 1. pināki m. (only [accusative] kim) = pinākin Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] 2. pināki in [compound] for kin.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Pinakī (पिनकी):—(a) irritative; (nm) an opium-addict.
2) Pinākī (पिनाकी):—(nm) the wielder of the Pinak—an epithet of Lord Shiv.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pināki (ಪಿನಾಕಿ):—[noun] = ಪಿನಾಕಪಾಣಿ [pinakapani].
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1) [noun] = ಪಿನಾಕಿವೀಣೆ [pinakivine].
2) [noun] several kinds of musical instrument.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section VIII < [Ashvamedhika Parva]
Section CCVIII < [Mokshadharma Parva]
Section LXVI < [Sambhava Parva]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.2 - Different names of Śiva < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 2 - Śaivism: The Śiva-cult < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 35 - Vasudeva’s Family < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 45 - Vishnu’s Birth As a dwarf < [Book 3 - Bhavishya Parva]
Chapter 14 - Brahma’s Creation < [Book 3 - Bhavishya Parva]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)