Vrishabhanu, Vṛṣabhānu: 4 definitions


Vrishabhanu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Vṛṣabhānu can be transliterated into English as Vrsabhanu or Vrishabhanu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vṛṣabhānu (वृषभानु).—A King. When Vṛṣabhānu was cleaning the ground for performing sacrifice, once, he got a girl named Rādhā. He brought her up as his own daughter (Padma: Brahma: 7). In Brahmavaivarta Purāṇa, Vṛṣabhānu is mentioned as the father of Rādhā.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vrishabhanu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vṛṣabhānu (वृषभानु).—[masculine] [Name] of Rādhā's father.

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

1) Vṛṣabhānu (वृषभानु):—[=vṛṣa-bhānu] [from vṛṣa > vṛṣ] m. (also written -bhāṇu or -bhāna) Name of a Vaiśya (the son of Sūra-bhāna and father of Rādhā)

2) [v.s. ...] (cf. vārṣabhānavī), [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Vrishabhanu 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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