From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Danavira, DAnavIra, Daanavira

  1. hero of charity; hero of generosity
  2. capable of heroic charity
  3. an epithet for Karņa, who was renowned for never refusing anyone seeking his favour or charity, even if obliging the person caused him personal loss or difficulty.