Raghunandana, Raghu-nandana: 7 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन).—An epithet of Viṣṇu.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 54. 18.
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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन).—m.

(-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: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन).—m. Rāma.

Raghunandana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms raghu and nandana (नन्दन).

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

Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन).—[masculine] Raghu's son i.e. Rāma.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kṛṣṇapūjāpaddhati.

2) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Chāndogyopaniṣatsaṃgraha.

3) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Dvādaśayātrāpramāṇatattva. L. 2232. Rāsayātrāpaddhati. L. 338. Both treatises, if not written by the author of the Smṛtitattva, imitate it in the style of their prefaces.

4) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Bṛhatparvamālā jy.

5) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Viśuddhidarpaṇa [dharma]

6) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Jātakavallabha.

7) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Prasannarāghavaṭīkā Tātparyataraṅgiṇī.

8) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—See Kiśorimohana.

9) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Koṣṭhīpradīpa jy.

10) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Gayāśrāddhapaddhati.

11) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Gurupādukāstotraṭīkā.

12) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—Bhaktijayārṇava.

13) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—(?): Vedastutiṭīkā.

14) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—son of Harihara Bhaṭṭa: Grahayāgaprayoga. Dolāyātrātattva. Pārvaṇādiśrāddhatattva. Vivāhādiprayogatattva. Sāmagavratapratiṣṭhātattva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Raghunandana (रघुनन्दन):—[=raghu-nandana] [from raghu] m. ‘son or descendant of Raghu’, Name of Rāmacandra, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various authors (also with dīkṣita, miśra, bhaṭṭācārya etc.), [Catalogue(s)]

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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. 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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