Rohiṇa, aka: Rohina; 4 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Rohiṇa (रोहिण).—n. of a rich Śākyan: Av ii.14.6 ff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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: 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.
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