Vamshagulma, Vaṃśagulma: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Vamshagulma 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 Vaṃśagulma can be transliterated into English as Vamsagulma or Vamshagulma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vamshagulma in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vaṃśagulma (वंशगुल्म).—A holy bath. The rivers Śoṇa and Narmadā start from this bath. In Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 85, Stanza 9, it is stated that by visiting this holy bath one could obtain the fruits of performing a horse-sacrifice.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Vaṃśagulma (वंशगुल्म) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.83.9) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vaṃśagulma) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vamshagulma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaṃśagulma (वंशगुल्म):—[=vaṃśa-gulma] [from vaṃśa] Name of a sacred bathing-place, [Mahābhārata]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Vaṃśagulma (वंशगुल्म):—Nomen proprium eines heiligen Badeplatzes [Mahābhārata 3, 8151.]

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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 (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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