Vindhyavasin, aka: Vindhyavāsin, Vindhya-vasin; 2 Definition(s)


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Vindhyavāsin (विन्ध्यवासिन्).—m. an epithet of the grammarian व्याडि (vyāḍi).

- an epithet of Durgā.

Vindhyavāsin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vindhya and vāsin (वासिन्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vindhyavāsin (विन्ध्यवासिन्).—m. (-sī) The saint and grammarian Vyari. f. (-sinī) 1. A name of Durga. 2. A village and temple sacred to Durga under the forms of Yoga-Maya, and Bhoga-Maya and a place of great resort amongst the Hindus, situated about three miles from Mirzapur on the Ganges. E. vindhya the mountain, vāsin who dwells.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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