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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।


Nandinī (Nandī) : f.: A mythical cow.


A. Birth: Born of Surabhī, Dakṣa's daughter, and Kaśyapa 1. 93. 8; also called Nandī 1. 165. 15, 24, 25.


B. Qualities and Description: She was capable of fulfilling all desires, hence called sarvakāmadughā 1. 93. 9, sarvakāmaduh 1. 93. 13; 1. 165. 9-11; the best cow (uttamā gauḥ) 1. 93. 18, 13; the mortal who drank her milk lived for ten thousand years, remaining young all along (sthirayauvanaḥ) 1. 93. 19; description 1. 93. 15, 31; 1. 165. 13, 14, 21.


C. Association with Vasiṣṭha: She was given to Vasiṣṭha (son of Varuṇa) as his homadhenu (who supplied milk for giving oblations); she was seen moving in the forest by the wife of Dyaus, one of the eight Vasus 1. 93. 13; at her request Dyaus, together with other Vasus, abducted Nandinī and her calf to be given away to princess Jinavatī who was a friend of the wife of Dyaus 1. 93. 26, 28, 21-23; [when cursed by Vasiṣṭha (1. 93. 31) the Vasus possibly returned Nandinī and her calf to Vasiṣṭha 1. 93, 34].


D. Conflict between Vasiṣṭha and Viśvāmitra: Viśvāmitra, while on a visit to Vasiṣṭha, was surprised at the qualities of Nandinī; he asked Vasiṣṭha to give her to him in exchange for an arbuda cows or even his kingdom; Vasiṣṭha declined to part with Nandinī as she was needed for the worship of gods, guests and manes; Viśvāmitra then declared his intention to forcibly take her away; Viśvāmitra and his army used force to take her away; they beat her with whips, rods and stones and bound her calf with a rope; lowing she approached Vasiṣṭha; when she knew that Vasiṣṭha would not do anything to stop Viśvāmitra out of forbearance and also that his nonintervention did not mean he wanted to forsake her she assumed a terrible form (prababhau ghoradarśanā) and produced from parts of her body and excretions various tribes like Pahlavas, Śakas, Śabaras and others equipped with weapons; Viśvāmitra's army was routed and his attempt to take away Nandinī was foiled 1. 165. 2-40.


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*3rd word in left half of page p33_mci (+offset) in original book.

Nandinī : f.: Name of a holy well (kūpa).

Described as frequented by gods (tridaśasevita); one who visits it gets the merit of a Naramedha 3. 82. 134.


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*1st word in left half of page p372_mci (+offset) in original book.

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


Nandinī (Nandī) : f.: A mythical cow.


A. Birth: Born of Surabhī, Dakṣa's daughter, and Kaśyapa 1. 93. 8; also called Nandī 1. 165. 15, 24, 25.


B. Qualities and Description: She was capable of fulfilling all desires, hence called sarvakāmadughā 1. 93. 9, sarvakāmaduh 1. 93. 13; 1. 165. 9-11; the best cow (uttamā gauḥ) 1. 93. 18, 13; the mortal who drank her milk lived for ten thousand years, remaining young all along (sthirayauvanaḥ) 1. 93. 19; description 1. 93. 15, 31; 1. 165. 13, 14, 21.


C. Association with Vasiṣṭha: She was given to Vasiṣṭha (son of Varuṇa) as his homadhenu (who supplied milk for giving oblations); she was seen moving in the forest by the wife of Dyaus, one of the eight Vasus 1. 93. 13; at her request Dyaus, together with other Vasus, abducted Nandinī and her calf to be given away to princess Jinavatī who was a friend of the wife of Dyaus 1. 93. 26, 28, 21-23; [when cursed by Vasiṣṭha (1. 93. 31) the Vasus possibly returned Nandinī and her calf to Vasiṣṭha 1. 93, 34].


D. Conflict between Vasiṣṭha and Viśvāmitra: Viśvāmitra, while on a visit to Vasiṣṭha, was surprised at the qualities of Nandinī; he asked Vasiṣṭha to give her to him in exchange for an arbuda cows or even his kingdom; Vasiṣṭha declined to part with Nandinī as she was needed for the worship of gods, guests and manes; Viśvāmitra then declared his intention to forcibly take her away; Viśvāmitra and his army used force to take her away; they beat her with whips, rods and stones and bound her calf with a rope; lowing she approached Vasiṣṭha; when she knew that Vasiṣṭha would not do anything to stop Viśvāmitra out of forbearance and also that his nonintervention did not mean he wanted to forsake her she assumed a terrible form (prababhau ghoradarśanā) and produced from parts of her body and excretions various tribes like Pahlavas, Śakas, Śabaras and others equipped with weapons; Viśvāmitra's army was routed and his attempt to take away Nandinī was foiled 1. 165. 2-40.


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*3rd word in left half of page p33_mci (+offset) in original book.

Nandinī : f.: Name of a holy well (kūpa).

Described as frequented by gods (tridaśasevita); one who visits it gets the merit of a Naramedha 3. 82. 134.


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*1st word in left half of page p372_mci (+offset) in original book.

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