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पाञ्चजन्य

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पाञ्च—जन्य  mfn. (पा॑°) mf()n. relating to the 5 races of men, containing or extending over them &c., [RV.] &c., [Br.]; [MBh.]
पाञ्च—जन्य  m. m.N. of कृष्ण's conch taken from the demon पञ्च-जन, [MBh.]; [Hariv.] &c.
fire, [L.]
fish or a species of , [L.]
N. of one of the 8 उप-द्वीपs in जम्बु-द्वीप, [BhP.]

पाञ्चजन्यः [pāñcajanyḥ]   1 N. of the conch of Kriṣna; स तु पञ्चजनं हत्वा शङ्खं लेभे जनार्दनः । स च देवमनुष्येषु पाञ्चजन्य इति श्रुतः ॥ Hariv.; (दधानो) निध्वानमश्रूयत पाञ्चजन्यः [Śi.3.21;] [Bg.1.15.]
Kāśyapa, Vasiṣṭha, Prāṇa, Aṇgirasa, and Chyavana.
अग्नि produced from the five fires; Śabda Chi.-Comp.
-धरः   an epithet of Kriṣna.

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पाञ्चजन्य  m.  (-न्यः)
1. KRISHṆA'S conch.
2. A name of fire.
3. Any shell.
4. A sort of fish, commonly Garāi.
E. पञ्चजन a demon, from whose bones the shell was made, यत् aff.

Puranic Encyclopaedia  | en  en |   | 
A forest near the mountain of Raivataka. [Dākṣiṇātya Pāṭha];[ Chapter 38, Sabhā Parva].
PĀÑCAJANYA I   The conch of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. (See under Pañcaja).
PĀÑCAJANYA III   An agni (fire). It was so called because it was born of the parts of five sages. It was called Tapa also. [Chapter 220, Vana Parva].

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