Vasordhara, Vasordhārā: 5 definitions
Vasordhara 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
Vasordhārā (वसोर्धारा).—Wife of the Vasu named Agni. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 6).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vasordhārā (वसोर्धारा).—A wife of Agni, a Vasu.*
- * Bha. VI. 6. 13.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Vasordhārā (वसोर्धारा) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vaid. Peters. 5, 55.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vasordhārā (वसोर्धारा):—[=vasor-dhārā] [from vasu > vas] a f., ‘stream of wealth’, Name of a [particular] libation of Ghṛta at the Agni-cayana, [Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa] etc.; of the wife of Agni, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]; of the heavenly Gaṅgā, [Mahābhārata]; of sacred bathing-place, [ib.]; of a kind of vessel, [ib.]
2) [=vasor-dhārā] [from vas] b See [column]1 under 1. vasu.
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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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Partial matches: Dhara.
Starts with: Vasordharaprayoga.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Vasordhara, Vasordhārā, Vasor-dhara, Vasor-dhārā; (plurals include: Vasordharas, Vasordhārās, dharas, dhārās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 90 - Greatness of Vasordhārā < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 91 - Creation of Agni Tīrtha < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)