Vidyutparna, Vidyutparṇā: 4 definitions
Vidyutparna 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
Vidyutparṇā (विद्युत्पर्णा).—A celestial maid born to Kaśyapaprajāpati by his wife Pradhā. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 65, that celestial maids such as Alambuṣā, Vidyutparṇā, Miśrakeśī, Tilottamā and such others were famous for their beauty.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vidyutparṇā (विद्युत्पर्णा).—An Apsaras.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 6.
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: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vidyutparṇā (विद्युत्पर्णा):—[=vidyut-parṇā] [from vidyut > vi-dyut] f. Name of an Apsaras, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]
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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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)