Varahakarna, Varāhakarṇa, Varaha-karna: 3 definitions
Varahakarna 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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Varāhakarṇa (वराहकर्ण).—A Yakṣa (demi god). This Yakṣa remains in the palace of Kubera. (Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 13, Stanza 16).
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Varāhakarṇa (वराहकर्ण).—a kind o arrow; वराह- कर्णैर्नालोकैविकर्णैश्चाभ्यवीवृषत् (varāha- karṇairnālokaivikarṇaiścābhyavīvṛṣat) Mb.7.166.24.
Derivable forms: varāhakarṇaḥ (वराहकर्णः).
Varāhakarṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varāha and karṇa (कर्ण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varāhakarṇa (वराहकर्ण):—[=varāha-karṇa] [from varāha] m. ‘boar-eared’, Name of a kind of arrow, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a Yakṣa, [Mahābhārata]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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