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In Hinduism


1a) Vanhi (वन्हि).—A son of T(D)urvasu, and father of Bharga.1 (Father of Gobhānu, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa).2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 16; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 1; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 16. 3.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 1.

1b) A son of Kukura, and father of Viloman.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 19.

1c) A son of Kṛṣṇa and Mitravindā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 16.

1d) A Śivā god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 33.

1e) Also Agni (s.v.); claimed Angiras as his son; world of;1 image of, with the goat as the vāhana;2 married Svāhā and father of Skanda;3 a place of Rudra;4 supplied arrows to Arjuna;5 worship neglected in the Kali age.6

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 40; 10. 25; 24. 4; IV. 33. 55.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 261. 9-12.
  • 3) Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 7. 27; 8. 11.
  • 4) Ib. I. 8. 7-8.
  • 5) Ib. V. 38. 24.
  • 6) Ib. VI. 1. 11 and 27.

1f) The name of the eighth kalpa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 21. 31.

1g) (also agnis)—a class of Devas.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 10. 17.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

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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