Svarbhanavi, Svarbhānavī: 2 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Svarbhanavi in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Svarbhānavī (स्वर्भानवी).—The daughter of Svarbhānu. Āyus, the son of Purūravas married Śvarbhānavī. Five sons beginning with Nahuṣa were born to the couple. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 75, Verse 26).

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Svarbhanavi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Svarbhānavī (स्वर्भानवी):—[=svar-bhānavī] [from svar-bhānava] f. a daughter of Svar-bhānu, [Mahābhārata]

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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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