Savarni, Sāvarṇi: 6 definitions

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Savarni 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).—The eighth Manu. (For further details see under Manvantara),

2) Sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).—A hermit. This hermit shone in the council of Indra. (Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 7, Verse 10). This hermit Sāvarṇi did penance for six thousand years in Satyayuga. (Mahābhārata Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 14, Verse 103).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).—(Srutaśrava)—a son of Mārtaṇḍa and Chāyā;1 pupil of Sūki, became Manu Prajāpati; had his residence on the slopes of Meru.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 10.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 84. 31; 100. 19.

1b) A student of atharva saṃhītā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 7. 3.

1c) A Paurāṇika: learnt the mūla saṃhitā from the disciple of Vyāsa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 7. 5 and 7; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 64 and 66.

1d) One of the sages of the Naimiṣa; learned in Śruti; an able speaker, addressed Vāyu; wife Sāmudrī.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 1. 123; 21. 1; 30. 36; 34. 62.

1e) Of śyāma colour; represents Ṛkāra.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 40.

1f) A pupil of Romaharṣaṇa.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 17.
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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).—A metronymic of the eighth Manu (son of the sun by Savarṇā); सावर्णिः सूर्यतनयो यो मनुः कथ्यतेऽष्टमः (sāvarṇiḥ sūryatanayo yo manuḥ kathyate'ṣṭamaḥ) Mārk. P.

Derivable forms: sāvarṇiḥ (सावर्णिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).—m.

(-rṇiḥ) 1. The eighth Manu. 2. A name applied to the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Manu or Brahma-Savarni, Daksha- Savarni, &c. E. savarṇa, his mother, aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sāvarṇi (सावर्णि).—i. e. sa-varṇa + i, m. The eighth Manu, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 8, 13, 11.

context information

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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