Vishalyakarani, Viśalyakaraṇi, Viśalyakaraṇī, Vishalya-karani: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit terms Viśalyakaraṇi and Viśalyakaraṇī can be transliterated into English as Visalyakarani or Vishalyakarani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Viśalyakaraṇī (विशल्यकरणी).—See under Mṛtasañjīvani.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Viśalyakaraṇi (विशल्यकरणि).—A medicinal herb in Droṇa hill of Śālmalidvīpa; has the power to bring the dead back to life.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 19. 39; Matsya-purāṇa 122. 56; Vāyu-purāṇa 49. 35.

2) Viśalyakaraṇī (विशल्यकरणी).—(River) in Kalingadeśa near the Amarakaṇṭaka hills also Viśalya,1 a great and holy river serving the Narmadā.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 12; Vāyu-purāṇa 77. 12.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 186. 43.
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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Viśalyakaraṇī (विशल्यकरणी).—a particular herb with medicinal properties.

Viśalyakaraṇī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viśalya and karaṇī (करणी).

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

Viśalyakaraṇī (विशल्यकरणी):—[=vi-śalya-karaṇī] [from viśalya-karaṇa > vi-śalya] f. a [particular] herb with wonder-working properties, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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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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