Varman: 5 definitions
Varman 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
1a) Varman (वर्मन्).—An appellation for Kṣatriya.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 10. 8-9.
1b) A son of Uśīnara.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 18. 9.
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
Varman (वर्मन्).—n. [āvṛṇoti aṅgam vṛ-manin Uṇ.4.157]
1) An armour, a coat of mail; स्वहृदयमर्मणि वर्म करोति सजलनलिनी- दलजालम् (svahṛdayamarmaṇi varma karoti sajalanalinī- dalajālam) Gīt.4; R.4.56; Mu.2.8; Śi.15.76.
2) (Hence) Shelter, protection.
3) Bark, rind.
4) Name of preservative mantras (esp. of hum). -m. An affix added to the names of Kṣatriyas; as चण्डवर्मन्, प्रहारवर्मन् (caṇḍavarman, prahāravarman); cf. दास (dāsa).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varman (वर्मन्).—[neuter] armour, coat of mail (lit. cover); shelter, protection.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varman (वर्मन्):—n. (or m., [Siddhānta-kaumudī]; [from] √1. vṛ) ‘envelope’, defensive armour, a coat of mail, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) a bulwark, shelter, defence, protection, [ib.] (often at the end of the names of Kṣatriyas)
3) bark, rind, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
4) Name of [particular] preservative formulas and prayers ([especially] of the mystic syllable hum), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
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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Ends with (+114): Acalavarman, Achalavarman, Adityavarman, Anantashaktivarman, Anantavarman, Arthavarman, Aryavarman, Asankitavarman, Avantivarman, Avarman, Bahulavarman, Balavarman, Bandhuvarman, Bhadanta jnanavarman, Bhadravarman, Bhahkaravarman, Bhimavarman, Bhogavarman, Bhojavarman, Bhupendravarman.
Full-text (+74): Varma, Shuravarman, Shamkaravarman, Bhadravarman, Candavarman, Kritavarman, Candravarman, Cakravarman, Varmahara, Viraravivarman, Susthiravarman, Ketuvarman, Carudharman, Varmaka, Vishvavarman, Mitravarman, Bhadravarmana, Aktra, Jatavarman, Shivavarman.
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The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 2 - Buddhavarman and Ganda (A.D. 1118- 25) < [Chapter IV - The Kondapadumatis (A.D. 1100-1282)]
Part 2 - Keta A.D. (1060-1115) < [Chapter XII - The Pallavas]
Part 2 - Choda I (A.D. 1109—1136—37) < [Chapter I - The Velanandu Chodas of Tsandavole (A.D. 1020-1286)]
Paraskara-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Alavely < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Temples in Rajarajan-tirumangalam < [Chapter IV - Temples of Vikrama Chola’s Time]
Temples in Nangupatti < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Solapuram < [Chapter II - Temples of Parantaka I’s Time]
Temples in Tiruvaduturai (3rd to 25th year) < [Chapter X - Historical Survey]
Temples in Tiruvandarkoyil (Vadugur) < [Chapter II - Temples of Parantaka I’s Time]
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 3: Vimala’s parents (king Kṛtavarman and queen Śyāmā) < [Chapter III - Vimalanāthacaritra]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)