Sharavana, aka: Śaravaṇa; 4 Definition(s)
Sharavana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Śaravaṇa can be transliterated into English as Saravana or Sharavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śaravaṇa (शरवण).—The place where Subrahmaṇya was born. (See under Subrahmaṇya).Source: archive.org: Puranic EncyclopaediaSource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
Languages of India and abroad
sāravaṇa (सारवण).—n (sāra Good, pure &c., and vana Water. Cowdung being esteemed as pure and purificatory. ) Smearing (of the ground, a wall &c.) with cowdung-wash. v ghāla. 2 The cowdung-wash, mixture of goats' dung and earth &c. prepared for the purpose. 3 Smearedness (of the ground &c.) with the dung-wash: also the coating applied.
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sāravāna (सारवान).—m ( P) A camel driver.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
sāravaṇa (सारवण).—n Smearing (of the ground) with cowdung-wash.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 8 - Description of the Solar Race (Ādityavaṃśa or Sūryavaṃśa) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
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Part 14: Early association with Gośāla < [Chapter III - Mahāvīra’s first six years as an ascetic]
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