Saurabhi, Saurabhī: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Saurabhī (सौरभी).—A cow which was the daughter of Surabhi. Having drunk too much of celestial honey (amṛta) which is the essence of the six tastes (ṣaḍrasas), Brahmā had to vomit, on which occasion, the cow Surabhi sprang up from his face. Her milk having accumulated in a low place the milk-sea was formed. The hermits known as the Phenapas live on the shore of the milk sea, the foam that settles on the shore being their food. Around them, there are four cows which protect the four directions. Saurabhī is one of them. She supports the east. Haṃsikā bears the south, Subhadrā the west and Dhenu the north. (Mahābhārata Udyoga Parva, Chapter 102).
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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): saurabheyī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Saurabhi (सौरभि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Nāmamālā Ekākṣarī. See also Dvyakṣaranāmamālā. Mātṛkānāmamālā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saurabhī (सौरभी):—[from saurabha] f. ‘daughter of Su-rabhi’, a cow, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa]
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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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 4.16.2 < [Chapter 16 - The Srī Yamunā Armor]
Verses 4.15.16-17 < [Chapter 15 - The Story of the Women of Barhiṣmatī-pura, the Apsarās, and the Women of Sutala and Nāgendra]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)