Trayyaruni, Trayyāruṇi, Trayyāruni: 4 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Trayyaruni in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Trayyāruṇi (त्रय्यारुणि):—One of the sons of Duritakṣaya (son of Mahāvīrya). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.19-20)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Trayyāruṇi (त्रय्यारुणि).—A sage of the line of disciples of Vyāsa. (See under Guruparamparā).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Trayyāruṇi (त्रय्यारुणि).—A son of Duritakṣaya (Duritakṣaya, vāyu-purāṇa.) and a Paurāṇika.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 19; XII. 7. 5; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 25.

1b) The Veda Vyāsa of the fifteenth Dvāpara.1 Heard the purāṇa from Antarikṣa and narrated it to Dhanamjaya.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 120; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 3. 15.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 4. 62.

1c) A son of Viśālā.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 163.

2) Trayyāruni (त्रय्यारुनि).—The son of Tridhanvā and father of Satyavrata.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 76; Matsya-purāṇa 12. 37; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 3. 20-1.
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Trayyāruṇi (त्रय्यारुणि):—[from trayyāruṇa > traya] m. Name of the Vyāsa of the 15th Dvāpara, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa xii, 7, 5; Kūrma-purāṇa i, 52, 6; Vāyu-purāṇa i, 23, 155] (try-āruṇi)

2) [v.s. ...] (ṇa), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa iii, 3, 15] and, [Devī-bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 3]

3) [v.s. ...] See ṇa.

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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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