Viloman, Vilōmaṉ: 5 definitions

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Viloman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Viloman (विलोमन्).—A son of Vanhi, and father of Kapotaroman. (Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa and Vāyu-purāṇa make him a son of Kapotaroman).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 19-20; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 117; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 13.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Viloman (विलोमन्).—[adjective] against the hair or grain, contrary, refractory.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Viloman (विलोमन्):—[=vi-loman] [from vi-loma] mfn. against the hair or grain, turned in the opposite direction, inverted, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Brāhmaṇa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka]

2) [v.s. ...] hairless, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a king, [Purāṇa]

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Viloman in German

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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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Vilōmaṉ (விலோமன்) noun < Vilōma. Varuṇa; வருணன். (யாழ்ப்பாணத்து மானிப்பாயகராதி) [varunan. (yazhppanathu manippayagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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