Vindhyavali, Vindhyāvali, Vindhyāvalī: 3 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vindhyāvalī (विन्ध्यावली).—Wife of Mahābali. A son named Bāṇa and a daughter named Kumbhīnasī were born to Bali by Vindhyāvalī. (Matsya, 187. 40).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vindhyāvali (विन्ध्यावलि).—The queen of Bali, who participated in his gift to Vāmana. Seeing Bali bound with cords, she appealed to Hari;1 mother-in-law of Anaupamyā wife of Bāṇa; had a daughter called Kumbhīnasī; both of them ill-treated Bāṇa's wife.2
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vindhyāvali (विन्ध्यावलि):—[from vindhya] f. Name of the wife of the Asura Bali and mother of Bāṇa, [Purāṇa]
2) Vindhyāvalī (विन्ध्यावली):—[from vindhya] f. Name of the wife of the Asura Bali and mother of Bāṇa, [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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Starts with: Vindhyavaliputtra.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 19 - Śukra Curses Bali: Vāmana Grants Boon to Bali < [Section 1 - Kedāra-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 10 - The Greatness of the First Day in the Bright Half of Kārttika < [Section 4 - Kārttikamāsa-māhātmya]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 22 - Bali Maharaja Surrenders His Life < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
Chapter 20 - Bali Maharaja Surrenders the Universe < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)