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कृष्णद्वैपायन

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
कृष्ण—द्वैपायन  m. m. ‘black islander’, N. of व्यास (compiler of the [MBh.] and of the पुराणs; so named because of his dark complexion and because he was brought forth by सत्यवती on a द्वीप or island in the Ganges), [MBh.]; [Hariv.]; [Bādar. iii, 3, 32] Sch.; [VP.]

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
कृष्णद्वैपायन  m.  (-नः) A name of VYASA, the compiler of the Vedas, and Puranas.
E. A compound of two other names of the sage: see कृष्ण, and द्वैपायन.

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
KṚṢṆADVAIPĀYANA   Vyāsa. (See under Vyāsa).

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