Swayamvara: 1 definition
Swayamvara 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Swayamvara (स्वयंवर): Meaning - Own-choice, Swayamvara, in ancient India, was a practice of choosing a life partner, among a list of suitors by a girl of marriageable age.
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The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CLXLI < [Swayamvara Parva]
Section CLXXXVI < [Swayamvara Parva]
Section LIV < [Nalopakhyana Parva]
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
The Brihaddharma Purana (abridged) (by Syama Charan Banerji)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)