Rohiṇa, Rohina: 7 definitions
Rohiṇa 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)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Rohiṇa (रोहिण).—Same as Rohita.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 122. 97.
1b) The banyan tree in the Ramaṇaka varṣa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 4.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Rohiṇa (रोहिण).—a. Born under the asterism Rohiṇī.
-ṇaḥ 1 Name of Viṣṇu.
2) Name of several plants :-वट, रोहितक, भूतृण (vaṭa, rohitaka, bhūtṛṇa); नगराद्बहिरतिमहतो रोहिणद्रुमस्य (nagarādbahiratimahato rohiṇadrumasya) Dk.2.1.
-ṇam Name of the 9th muhūrta (in which śrāddhas are performed).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Rohiṇa (रोहिण).—name of a rich Śākyan: Avadāna-śataka ii.14.6 ff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ) 1. The Indian-fig tree. 2. A fragrant grass. n.
(-ṇaṃ) A part of the fore-noon, extending to mid-day, in which Shraddhas are especially to be observed. E. ruh to grow, Unadi aff. inan .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rohiṇa (रोहिण).—i. e. ruh + in + a, I. m. 1. The Indian fig-tree. 2. A fragrant grass. Ii. n. A part of the forenoon. See rohita.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rohiṇa (रोहिण).—[masculine] a kind of tree.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rohiṇa (रोहिण):—[from rohi] mfn. born under the asterism Rohiṇī, [Pāṇini 4-3, 37 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [Harivaṃśa]
3) [v.s. ...] of a man [gana] aśvādi ([plural] his descendants, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra])
4) [v.s. ...] of various plants, [Mālatīmādhava] (Andersonia Rohitaka; Ficus Indica; Andropogon Schoenanthus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])
5) [v.s. ...] n. Name of the ninth Muhūrta (a part of the forenoon extending to midday, in which Śrāddhas are especially to be performed), [Horace H. Wilson]
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 4 - The Redemption of Puṇḍarīka and Aṃbarīṣa < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 2 - Yama’s Prayer < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 10 - Dialogue Between Nārada and Indradyumna < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)