Urvashiramana, aka: Urvaśīramaṇa, Urvashi-ramana; 3 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Urvaśīramaṇa can be transliterated into English as Urvasiramana or Urvashiramana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Urvaśīramaṇa (उर्वशीरमण).—A kṣetra in Prayāga.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 106. 34.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Urvaśīramaṇa (उर्वशीरमण).—Name of Purūravas.

Derivable forms: urvaśīramaṇaḥ (उर्वशीरमणः).

Urvaśīramaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms urvaśī and ramaṇa (रमण). See also (synonyms): urvaśīsahāya, urvaśīvallabha.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urvaśīramaṇa (उर्वशीरमण) or Urvvaśīramaṇa.—m.

(-ṇaḥ) The name of Aila or Pururava, the second king of the line of the moon. E. urvaśī, and ramaṇa the gallant or husband of the Apsara Urvasi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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