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Vahinara, aka: Vahīnara; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


1a) Vahīnara (वहीनर).—A son of Durdamana (Śatānīka) and father of Daṇḍapāṇi.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 43.

1b) Son of Udayana.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 86.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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1a) Daṇḍapāṇi (दण्डपाणि).—The son of Vahīnara, and father of Nimi (Nimitta, Viṣṇu-purāṇa)...
Durdamana (दुर्दमन).—The son of Śatānīka and father of Vahīnara.** Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2...

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