Shrighana, Śrīghana, Shri-ghana: 7 definitions
Shrighana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Śrīghana can be transliterated into English as Srighana or Shrighana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
India history and geography
Śrīghana.—(SII 1), glorious. Note: śrīghana is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Śrīghana (श्रीघन).—sour curds.
-naḥ a Buddhist saint.
Derivable forms: śrīghanam (श्रीघनम्).
Śrīghana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrī and ghana (घन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Sour curds. m.
(-naḥ) A Budd'ha or Baudd'ha saint. E. śrī prosperity, and ghana a heap.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śrīghana (श्रीघन):—[=śrī-ghana] [from śrī] n. coagulated milk, sour curds, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a Buddha or Name of a Buddha, [Pañcarātra]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrīghana (श्रीघन):—[śrī-ghana] (naḥ) 1. m. A Bauddha saint. n. Sour curds.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
1) [noun] sour curds.
2) [noun] Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 1.14.35 < [Chapter 14 - The Liberation of Śakaṭāsura and Tṛṇāvarta]
Verse 2.6.7 < [Chapter 6 - The Liberation of Aghāsura]
Verse 5.7.32 < [Chapter 7 - The Killing of Kuvalayāpīḍa]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)