Shringavat, Śṛṅgavat: 3 definitions
Shringavat 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.
The Sanskrit term Śṛṅgavat can be transliterated into English as Srngavat or Shringavat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Śṛṅgavat (शृङ्गवत्).——(c)—a kingdom north of Śvetam, of Kuru.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 51; 15. 34; Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 44.
1b) A mountain in Jambūdvīpa, noted for gold and gems, abode of Pitṛs, north of the Śveta.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 15. 22, 28, 69-70; 17. 36. 21. 138-41; Matsya-purāṇa 113. 23; Vāyu-purāṇa 34. 20, 25; 45. 2; 114. 84.
1c) A varṣa, next to Hiraṇmaya.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 34. 30.
1d) A mountain range to the north of Ilāvṛta; a boundary limit of Kuru; from it descends the stream Bhadrā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 16. 8; 17. 8.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śṛṅgavat (शृङ्गवत्).—a. Peaked. -m. A mountain.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śṛṅgavat (शृङ्गवत्):—[=śṛṅga-vat] [from śṛṅga] mfn. horned, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] having (many) peaks, peaked (as a mountain), [Rāmāyaṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a mythical mountain forming one of the boundaries of the earth, [Mahābhārata; Purāṇa]
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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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 5 - Ramaṇaka, Hiraṇmaya, Airāvata < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 3 - Various Mountains and Regions of the Earth < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 15 - The length and extent of the Earth: Description of Jambūdvīpa < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)