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HIRAṆYAGARBHA   A synonym of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. [Śānti Parva, Chapter 342, Verse 96].
हिरण्यगर्भ n.  उत्तम मन्वन्तर में उत्पन्न ऊर्ज नामक ऋषि का पिता ।
हिरण्यगर्भ (प्राजापत्य) n.  एक वैदिक सूक्तद्रष्टा [ऋ. १०.१२१]
हिरण्य—गर्भ  m. m. a golden fetus, [Cat.]

N. of ब्रह्मा (so called as born from a golden egg formed out of the seed deposited in the waters when they were produced as the first creation of the Self-existent; according to, [Mn. i, 9], this seed became a golden egg, resplendent as the sun, in which the Self-existent ब्रह्म was born as ब्रह्मा the Creator, who is therefore regarded as a manifestation of the Self-existent, [RV. x, 121]), [RV.]; [AV.]; [ŚBr.] &c. (cf.[RTL. 14 &c.])
N. of the author of the hymn ऋग्वेद x, 121 (having the patr.प्राजापत्य), [Anukr.]
of a वेदान्त teacher, [Tattvas.]
of various other persons, [Cat.]
of विष्णु, [MBh.]
of a flamingo, [Hit.]
सूत्रात्मन्   (in phil.) the soul invested with the सूक्ष्म-शरीर or subtle body (= , प्रा-णा-त्मन्), [Vedântas.]
हिरण्य—गर्भ  n. n. (prob.) N. of a लिङ्ग, ib.

हिरण्य—गर्भ  mfn. mfn. relating to हिरण्य-गर्भ or ब्रह्मा, [IndSt.]

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