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Dvaipāyana literally means ‘one who was born in a dvīpa or island’.
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Dvaipāyana literally means ‘one who was born in a [[dvīpa]] or island’.
  
 
The sage Vyāsa, who collected and edited the Vedic hymns, was known as Kṛṣṇadvaipāyana. He was dark in color (Kṛṣṇa = dark) and was born on a dvīpa or island.
 
The sage Vyāsa, who collected and edited the Vedic hymns, was known as Kṛṣṇadvaipāyana. He was dark in color (Kṛṣṇa = dark) and was born on a dvīpa or island.
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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Latest revision as of 09:34, 16 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Dvaipayana, DvaipAyana, Dvaipaayana


Dvaipāyana literally means ‘one who was born in a dvīpa or island’.

The sage Vyāsa, who collected and edited the Vedic hymns, was known as Kṛṣṇadvaipāyana. He was dark in color (Kṛṣṇa = dark) and was born on a dvīpa or island.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore