n. " rādhā-'s forest", a wood near the town go-kula- in the district of mathurā- on the left bank of the Jumna (celebrated as the place where kṛṣṇa- in the character of go-pāla-, or cowherd, passed his youth, associating with the cowherds and milkmaids employed in tending the cattle grazing in the forest) etc.
वृन्दा 1 The holy basil. -2 N. of Rādhikā; राधा- षोडशनाम्नां च वृन्दा नाम श्रुतौ श्रुतम् Brav. P. -3 N. of a forest near Gokula. -Comp. -अरण्यम्, वनम् 1 N. of a forest near Gokula; वृन्दारण्ये वसतिधुना केवलं दुःखहेतुः Pad. D.38, 41; R.6.5; वृन्दा यत्र तपस्तेपे तत्तु वृन्दावनं स्मृतम् । वृन्दया$त्र कृता क्रीडा तेन वा मुनिपुङ्गव ॥ Brav. P. -2 a raised mound of earth to plant and preserve the holy basil. -वनी the holy basil.
noun (feminine) name of Rādhā (Kṛṣṇa's mistress) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of the wife of Jalaṃdhara (daughter of king Kedāra) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sacred basil (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) a chief (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a god (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Dhṛtarāṣṭra (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the leader of a crowd or herd (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (neuter) a raised platform or mound of earth on which the worshippers of Kṛṣṇa plant and preserve the Tulasī (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a wood near the town Gokula in the district of Mathurā on the left bank of the Jumnā (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Sanskrit Dictionary understands and transcodes देवनागर्-ई IAST, Harvard-Kyoto, SLP1, ITRANS. You can type in any of the Sanskrit transliteration systems you are familiar with and we will detect and convert it to IAST for the purpose of searching.
Using the Devanagari and IAST Keyboards
Click the icon to enable a popup keybord and you can toggle between देवनागरी and IAST characters. If you want a system software for typing easily in देवनागरी or IAST you can download our software called SanskritWriter
Wildcard Searches and Exact Matching
To replace many characters us * example śakt* will give all words starting with śakt. To replace an individual character use ? for example śakt?m will give all words that have something in place of the ?. By default our search system looks for words “containing” the search keyword. To do an exact match use “” example “śaktimat” will search for this exact phrase.
Type sandhi: and a phrase to search for the sandhi of the two words example.
sandhi:sam yoga will search for saṃyoga
Type root: and a word to do a root search only for the word. You can also use the √ symbol, this is easily typed by typing \/ in SanskritWriter software.