Yojanagandha, aka: Yojanagandhā, Yojana-gandha; 3 Definition(s)


Yojanagandha 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Yojanagandha (योजनगन्ध) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.63.67, I.63). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Yojanagandha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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-English dictionary

Yojanagandha in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [Y] · next »

Yojanagandhā (योजनगन्धा).—

1) musk.

2) Name of Satyavatī, mother of Vyāsa.

3) of Sītā.

Yojanagandhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yojana and gandhā (गन्धा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yojanagandhā (योजनगन्धा).—f.

(-ndhā) 1. Musk. 2. A name of Sita. 3. A name of Satyavati, the mother of the sage and poet Vya'Sa. E. yojana a Yojana, and gandha smell; whose odour is perceptible miles off; also with kan added, fem. form, yojanagandhikā .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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