Vandin: 8 definitions
Vandin 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vandin (वन्दिन्).—(also bandins)—panegyrists.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 50. 37; 53. 43; 69. 26; 71. 29.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A panegyrist, bard, an encomiast, a herald; धर्मच्छेदात् पटुतरगिरो वन्दिनो नीलकण्ठाः (dharmacchedāt paṭutaragiro vandino nīlakaṇṭhāḥ) V.4.13; (the bards form a distinct caste sprung from a Kṣatriya father and a Śūdra mother).
2) A captive, prisoner.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vandin (वन्दिन्).—m. (-ndī) 1. A panegyrist, a bard, a herald, a servant whose duty it is to proclaim the titles of a great man as he passes along; or a poet, who sings the praises of a prince in his presence, or accompanies an army, to chaunt martial songs: considered as one of a distinct tribe, he is the son of a Kshetriya by a Sudra female. 2. A flatterer. 3. A prisoner. E. vadi to praise, aff. ṇini .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vandin (वन्दिन्).—[vand + in], m. 1. A praiser, [Pañcatantra] 158, 2. 2. An encomiast, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 158; a bard, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 76.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vandin (वन्दिन्).—v. bandin.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vandin (वन्दिन्):—[from vand] mfn. praising, honouring (ifc.), [Kumāra-sambhava] (cf. 1. bandin, ‘a praiser’, ‘bard’)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vandin (वन्दिन्):—(ndī) 5. m. A panegyrist. a flatterer.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXXXIII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXXXIV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXXXII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)