govardhana गोवर्धन

Definition: noun (masculine neuter) ūna-dhara (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))a celebrated hill in Vṛndāvana near Mathurā (lifted up and supported by Kṛṣṇa upon one finger for 7 days to shelter the cowherds from a storm of rain sent by Indra to test Kṛṣṇa's divinity) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))name of a holy fig-tree in the country of the Bāhīkas (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))name of one of the 5 Śrutakevalins (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))name of the author of Govardhanasaptaśatī (of the 12th or 13th century) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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