Yamunadvipa, Yamunādvīpa, Yamuna-dvipa: 4 definitions
Yamunadvipa 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Yamunādvīpa (यमुनाद्वीप).—An island in the river Yamunā. It was on this island that Vyāsa was conceived as the result of the union of sage Parāśara with Satyavatī. (Mahābhārata Ādi Parva, Chapter 60, Verse 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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yamunādvīpa (यमुनाद्वीप):—[=yamunā-dvīpa] [from yamunā > yam] n. Name of a district, [Buddhist literature]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Yamunādvīpa (यमुनाद्वीप):—m. Nomen proprium einer Oertlichkeit [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 308 (78).]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Yamunādvīpa (यमुनाद्वीप):—m. Nomen proprium einer Oertlichkeit.
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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