Samirana, Samīraṇa: 9 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Samīraṇa (समीरण).—Is Vāyu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 25. 12 etc.: Vāyu-purāṇa 101. 325: Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 1. 58: 18. 56.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
samīraṇa : (m.) the wind.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Air, wind; समीरणो नोदयिता भवेति व्यादिश्यते केन हुताशनस्य (samīraṇo nodayitā bhaveti vyādiśyate kena hutāśanasya) Ku.3.21;1.8.
2) The breath.
3) A traveller.
4) Name of a plant (marubaka).
5) Wind of the body (of which there are five).
6) Numbrer 'five.'
-ṇam Throwing, sending forth.
Derivable forms: samīraṇaḥ (समीरणः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇaḥ) 1. Air, wind. 2. A plant, commonly Maruvaka. 3. A traveller. n.
(-ṇaṃ) Throwing. E. sam completely, īr to go, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samīraṇa (समीरण).—i. e. sam-īr + ana, I. m. 1. Air, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 148, 20; wind, [Arjunasamāgama] 4, 7. 2. A traveller. 3. A plant, commonly Maruvaka. Ii. n. Throwing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samīraṇa (समीरण).—[adjective] setting in motion, exciting; [masculine] = [preceding], also the god of the wind.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Samīraṇa (समीरण):—[=sam-īraṇa] [from sam-īr] mfn. setting in motion, causing activity, stimulating, promoting, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Caraka]
2) [v.s. ...] m. (ifc. f(ā). ) breeze, wind, air, breath (also ‘the god of wind’), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] wind of the body (of which there are five See vāyu), [Suśruta]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of the number ‘five’ [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
5) [v.s. ...] a traveller, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) [v.s. ...] marjoram or a similar plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] n. setting in motion, [Taittirīya-prātiśākhya]
8) [v.s. ...] hurling, throwing, [Mahābhārata]
9) Sāmīraṇa (सामीरण):—mfn. ([from] sam-īraṇa) relating to the wind, [Bālarāmāyaṇa]
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Vinaya Pitaka (1): Bhikkhu-vibhanga (the analysis of Monks’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 37 - Return of Moḍha Brāhmaṇas < [Section 2 - Dharmāraṇya-khaṇḍa]
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 25 - Origin of the Epithet Nīlakaṇṭha (Śiva swallowing poison) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
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