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Sudarshana, aka: Sudarśana, Sudarsana; 4 Definition(s)

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One of the 108 names of Krishna; Meaning: "Handsome Lord"

Added: 19.Dec.2011 | Source: humindian: 108 names of Lord Krishna
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Sudarshana is a King of the solar dynasty, an ancestor of Rama. His father is Shankana and his son is Agnivarna.

Added: 24.Jun.2012 | Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
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Sudarsana (सुदर्सण): A warrior on the Kaurava army.

Added: 29.Jun.2012 | Source: WikiPedia: Glossary of Hinduism terms
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The Discus (cakra) is called sudarśana which means ‘pleasing-to-see’, it is usually shown in iconography with a hexagon in the center. The six points of the two triangles represent the six seasons in a yearly time cycle, in the center nave is the seed sound (bija) ‘hrim’, which represents the changeless, motionless center, the Supreme Cause. The interlocking triangles symbolise the union of the male and female elements of the Universe (puruṣa=prakṛti).

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· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the going to the Svayamvara assemb… Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the killing of the enemy of Sudarś… Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On Sudarśana’s marriage Hinduism
· Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta > ... > Verse 2.4.71 Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the king of Benares fulfilling the… Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the narration of the glories of th… Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the installation of Durgā Devī in … Hinduism
· The Garuda Purana > ... > Worship of the divine discus (Sudarśanam) Hinduism
· Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta > ... > Verse 1.5.62-63 Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the installation of the Devī in Ay… Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the Svayamvara hall and the kingś … Hinduism
· Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta > ... > Verse 1.3.15 Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > The Svayambara of Śaśikalā Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the story of Viśvāmitra Hinduism
· Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta > ... > Verse 2.5.55 Hinduism
· Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta > ... > Verse 1.3.23 Hinduism
· Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the glory of the Devī Hinduism
· The Vishnu Purana > ... > Chapter XXXIV Hinduism
· Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta > ... > Verse 2.3.23 Hinduism
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