Vaishvanari, Vaiśvānari: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Vaiśvānari can be transliterated into English as Vaisvanari or Vaishvanari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Vaiśvānari (वैश्वानरि).—Of Bhārgava gotra.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 19.

1b) A nakṣatra.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 51.

1c) In Dakṣiṇa mārga; Mūlam and Pūrvottarāṣāḍhas are the nakṣatras.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 124. 59; Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 52.
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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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