Tungavena, aka: Tuṅgaveṇā, Tunga-vena; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Tuṅgaveṇā (तुङ्गवेणा).—An ancient holy river of Bhārata. People of Bhāratae came pure by drinking the water of this river. (Śloka 27, Chapter 6, Bhīṣma Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Tuṅgaveṇā (तुङ्गवेणा) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.26). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Tuṅgaveṇā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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-English dictionary

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Tuṅgaveṇā (तुङ्गवेणा).—Name of a river.

Tuṅgaveṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tuṅga and veṇā (वेणा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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