Viravi, Virāvī: 3 definitions
Viravi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Virāvī (विरावी) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.13) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Virāvī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
viravi : (aor. of viravati) cried aloud; shouted; uttered a cry.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Virāvi (विरावि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Virāvin.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+2): Virabhadra, Viravid, Viravijaya, Viravijaye cakradhyaya, Viravikkama, Viravikrama, Viravikraya, Viravilasita, Viravin, Viravini, Viraviplavaka, Viravira, Viraviranem, Viravireshi, Viravireshvara, Viraviri, Viravirita, Viraviruda, Viraviruksam, Viravirutcam.
Ends with: Paviravi.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Viravi, Virāvī, Virāvi; (plurals include: Viravis, Virāvīs, Virāvis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 5 - Tirukkalumalam (Hymn 58) < [Volume 3.1 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Arur]
Chapter 3 - Grace And Ethics < [Volume 4.2.2 - Philosophy of Soul]
Matangalila and Hastyayurveda (study) (by Chandrima Das)