Yamunaprabhava, Yamunāprabhava, Yamuna-prabhava: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Yamunaprabhava in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Yamunāprabhava (यमुनाप्रभव).—A sacred place. Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 84, Verse 44, mentions that the man who bathes here obtains the reward of Aśvamedha Yāga and enters Heaven.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Yamunāprabhava (यमुनाप्रभव) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.82.39). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Yamunā-prabhava) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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»] — Yamunaprabhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yamunāprabhava (यमुनाप्रभव):—[=yamunā-prabhava] [from yamunā > yam] m. the source of the river Y° (celebrated as a place of pilgrimage), [Mahābhārata]

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Yamunaprabhava 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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