Vaishalini, Vaiśālinī: 3 definitions
Vaishalini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Vaiśālinī can be transliterated into English as Vaisalini or Vaishalini, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Vaiśālinī (वैशालिनी).—The daughter of King Visāla. She was married by Avikṣit, the son of Karandhama. The famous Marutta was the son born to this couple. (Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, Chapters 119-126).
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Vaiśālinī (वैशालिनी):—[from vaiśāla] f. [patronymic] [from] viśāla, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
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 Markandeya Purana (Study) (by Chandamita Bhattacharya)
Svayaṃvara system of marriage < [Chapter 2]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)