Sabhanara, Sabhānara: 4 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sabhanara in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sabhānara (सभानर).—A King of the Bharata Dynasty. He was son of Anudruhyu, and the father of Kālanara. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sabhānara (सभानर).—A son of Anu (4th son of Yayāti) and father of Kālanara (Kālānala, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa. and Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 1: Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 13. Matsya-purāṇa 48. 10: Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 13: Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 18. 1-2.
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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sabhanara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sabhānara (सभानर):—[=sabhā-nara] [from sabhā] m. Name of a son of Kakṣeyu, [Harivaṃśa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Anu, [Purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sabhānara (सभानर):—(sa + nara) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Kakṣeyu [Harivaṃśa 1669.] des Anu [Viṣṇupurāṇa 444.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 23, 1.]

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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 (even English!). 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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