Raghunandana, aka: Raghu-nandana; 3 Definition(s)
Raghunandana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन).—An epithet of Viṣṇu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 54. 18.
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
Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन).—&c. epithets of Rāma; रघुनाथोऽप्यगस्त्येन मार्गसंदर्शितात्मना (raghunātho'pyagastyena mārgasaṃdarśitātmanā) R.; Rāma-rakṣā S.
Derivable forms: raghunandanaḥ (रघुनन्दनः).
Raghunandana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms raghu and nandana (नन्दन). See also (synonyms): raghunandanātha, raghupati, raghuśreṣṭha, raghusiṃha.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-naḥ) Rama, the second incarnation of Vishnu, under that appellation. E. raghu the king Raghu, nandana a son or descendant.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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.
Starts with: Raghunandanatha.
Full-text: Niceshtita, Chandogavrishotsargatattva, Yajurvedishraddhatattva, Yajurvedivrishotsargatattva, Arudhanem, Udvahatattva, Utavela, Raghushreshtha, Raghupati, Utavila, Durgapujatattva, Raghunandanatha, Raghusimha, Utavala, Tadartha, Bujanem, Ekadeshi, Snuhi, Snuha, Pratita.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 5 - The Coming of Sage Agasti < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 3.27 < [Section IV - The Eight Forms of Marriage]
Verse 2.29 < [Section IX - The ‘jātakarma’ sacrament]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)