Saurabheyi, Saurabheyī: 5 definitions
Saurabheyi 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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Saurabheyī (सौरभेयी).—A celestial maid. For details see under Vargā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Saurabheyī (सौरभेयी).—An Apsaras in the sabhā of Hiraṇyakaśipu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 161. 74.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Saurabheyī (सौरभेयी)—One of the five Apsarās (beautiful heavenly dancing girls) who were sent by Indra to break the severe austerity of a saintly person called Acyuta ṛṣi.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A cow.
2) Name of the daughter of the cow called Surabhi; तां सौरभेयीं सुरभिर्यशोभिः (tāṃ saurabheyīṃ surabhiryaśobhiḥ) R.2.3.
See also (synonyms): saurabhī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saurabheyī (सौरभेयी):—[from saurabheya > saurabha] f. a cow, [ib.; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of an Apsaras, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]
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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 192 - The Birth of Śrīpati < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 1 - Redemption of Five Apsarās by Arjuna < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)