Yavinara, Yavīnara: 6 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1) Yavīnara (यवीनर):—Son of Dvimīḍha (one of the three sons of Hastī). He had a son called Kṛtimān. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.27)

2) Yavīnara (यवीनर):—One of the five sons of Bharmyāśva (son of Arka). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.31-33)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Yavīnara (यवीनर).—A king of the Pūru dynasty. Bāhyāśva was his father. Five sons were born to Bāhyāśva. They were Mukula, Sṛñjaya, Bṛhadiṣṭha, Yavīnara and Kramila. These five persons became famous in later ages under the name of Pāñcālas. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 278).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Yavīnara (यवीनर).—The son of Dvimīḍha, and father of Kṛtimān.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 27; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 184.

1b) A son of Bharmyāśva (Haryaśva, Viṣṇu-purāṇa)*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 21. 32; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 59.

1c) A son of Ajamīḍha and Dhūminī*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 70.

1d) The son of Dvijāmīḍha and father of Dhṛtimān.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 48-9.
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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

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

Yavīnara (यवीनर):—m. Name of a son of Ajamīḍha ([Harivaṃśa]) or of Dvi-mīḍha ([Bhāgavata-purāṇa]) or of Bharmyāśva ([ib.]) or of Vāhyāśva ([ib.])

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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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