Sharavana, aka: Śaravaṇa; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śaravaṇa can be transliterated into English as Saravana or Sharavana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Śaravaṇa (शरवण).—The place where Subrahmaṇya was born. (See under Subrahmaṇya).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Śaravaṇa (शरवण).—The pleasure garden of Umā and Śiva in the Himālayas;1 here Ila was converted into a female;2 Kumāra born in.3

  • 1) Matsya-purāṇa 11. 44; Vāyu-purāṇa 41. 37.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 12. 1.
  • 3) Vāyu-purāṇa 72. 32.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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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
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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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