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Purana Encyclopedia[सम्पाद्यताम्]

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पृष्ठभागोऽयं यन्त्रेण केनचित् काले काले मार्जयित्वा यथास्रोतः परिवर्तयिष्यते। तेन मा भूदत्र शोधनसम्भ्रमः। सज्जनैः मूलमेव शोध्यताम्।


Avanti, Āvantya : m. (pl.): Name of a country; the people called Āvantya; warriors from Avanti (Āvantyas) often mentioned with Dākṣiṇātyas.


A. Location: Listed by Saṁjaya among the Janapadas of the Bhāratavarṣa (ata ūrdhvaṁ janapadān nibodha gadato mama) 6. 10. 37, 5; (kuntayo 'vantayaś caiva) 6. 10. 41; in the west (avantiṣu pratīcyāṁ vai…diśi) 3. 87. 1.


B. Description: Warriors of the Avanti country were said to possess great lustre (etad ālokyate sainyam āvantyānāṁ mahāprabham) 7. 88. 30.


C. Epic events:

(1) Dhaumya informed Yudhiṣṭhira about the sanctifying and holy places in the Avanti country in the west (yāni tatra pavitrāṇi puṇyāny āyatanāni ca) 3. 87. 1;

(2) On the eighth day of the war Bhīṣma, accompanied by the warriors from Mālava, Avanti, and from the south, led the Kaurava army (mālavair dākṣiṇātyaiś ca āvantyaiś ca samanvitaḥ/agrataḥ sarva sainyānāṁ bhīṣmaḥ…yayau//) 6. 83. 6;

(3) On the fourteenth day of the war the army of the Āvantyas, followed immediately by the one from the south, stood close to Droṇa (sainyam āvantyānāṁ…/asyānantaratas tv etad dākṣiṇātyam) 7. 88. 30;

(4) Āvantyas mentioned by Arjuna among those at whose fall Duryodhana did not stop fighting (āvantyeṣu ca vareṣu (hateṣu) naivāśāmyata vaiśasam) 9. 23. 26;

(5) While recounting Kṛṣṇa's exploits to Saṁjaya, Dhṛtarāṣṭra mentioned the defeat of the Āvantyas and southerners at Kṛṣṇa's hands (āvantyān dākṣiṇātyāṁś ca…jitavān puṇḍarīkākṣaḥ) 7. 10. 16, 18.


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*1st word in left half of page p621_mci (+offset) in original book.

Mahabharata Cultural Index[सम्पाद्यताम्]

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पृष्ठभागोऽयं यन्त्रेण केनचित् काले काले मार्जयित्वा यथास्रोतः परिवर्तयिष्यते। तेन मा भूदत्र शोधनसम्भ्रमः। सज्जनैः मूलमेव शोध्यताम्।


Avanti, Āvantya : m. (pl.): Name of a country; the people called Āvantya; warriors from Avanti (Āvantyas) often mentioned with Dākṣiṇātyas.


A. Location: Listed by Saṁjaya among the Janapadas of the Bhāratavarṣa (ata ūrdhvaṁ janapadān nibodha gadato mama) 6. 10. 37, 5; (kuntayo 'vantayaś caiva) 6. 10. 41; in the west (avantiṣu pratīcyāṁ vai…diśi) 3. 87. 1.


B. Description: Warriors of the Avanti country were said to possess great lustre (etad ālokyate sainyam āvantyānāṁ mahāprabham) 7. 88. 30.


C. Epic events:

(1) Dhaumya informed Yudhiṣṭhira about the sanctifying and holy places in the Avanti country in the west (yāni tatra pavitrāṇi puṇyāny āyatanāni ca) 3. 87. 1;

(2) On the eighth day of the war Bhīṣma, accompanied by the warriors from Mālava, Avanti, and from the south, led the Kaurava army (mālavair dākṣiṇātyaiś ca āvantyaiś ca samanvitaḥ/agrataḥ sarva sainyānāṁ bhīṣmaḥ…yayau//) 6. 83. 6;

(3) On the fourteenth day of the war the army of the Āvantyas, followed immediately by the one from the south, stood close to Droṇa (sainyam āvantyānāṁ…/asyānantaratas tv etad dākṣiṇātyam) 7. 88. 30;

(4) Āvantyas mentioned by Arjuna among those at whose fall Duryodhana did not stop fighting (āvantyeṣu ca vareṣu (hateṣu) naivāśāmyata vaiśasam) 9. 23. 26;

(5) While recounting Kṛṣṇa's exploits to Saṁjaya, Dhṛtarāṣṭra mentioned the defeat of the Āvantyas and southerners at Kṛṣṇa's hands (āvantyān dākṣiṇātyāṁś ca…jitavān puṇḍarīkākṣaḥ) 7. 10. 16, 18.


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*1st word in left half of page p621_mci (+offset) in original book.

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