Tantuvardhana, Tantu-vardhana: 3 definitions
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Tantuvardhana (तन्तुवर्धन).—'increasing the race', Name of Viṣṇu, also of Śiva.
Derivable forms: tantuvardhanaḥ (तन्तुवर्धनः).
Tantuvardhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tantu and vardhana (वर्धन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tantuvardhana (तन्तुवर्धन):—[=tantu-vardhana] [from tantu > tan] m. ‘race-increaser’, Viṣṇu, [Mahābhārata xiii, 7033]
2) [v.s. ...] Śiva.
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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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 35 - Śiva-sahasranāma: the thousand names of Śiva < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]