Ramanakadvipa, aka: Ramanaka-dvipa, Ramaṇakadvīpa; 2 Definition(s)

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Ramanakadvipa 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.

In Hinduism

Vaiṣṇavism (Vaiṣṇava dharma)

“Many snakes headed by Kāliya happily lived in Ramaṇaka-dvīpa, the home Brahmā gave to them.” (see the Garga Samhita, II.xiii.34)

(Source): Devotees Vaishnavas: Śrī Garga Saṃhitā
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Vaiṣṇava (वैष्णव, vaishnava) or Vaiṣṇavism (vaishnavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Viṣṇu as the supreme Lord. Similair to the Śāktism and Śaivism traditions, Vaiṣṇavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the daśāvatāra (‘ten avatars of Viṣṇu’).

General definition (in Hinduism)

Ramaṇakadvīpa (रमणकद्वीप):—The home of Kaliya Naga, a poisonous hydra, on the banks of Yamuna river.

(Source): WikiPedia: Hinduism

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