Adrika, Adrikā: 7 definitions
Adrika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Adrikā (अद्रिका).—A nymph (devastrī). There is a story in Devībhāgavata about her being cursed by a Brahmin and turned into a fish.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexSource: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Adrikā (अद्रिका) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.63.48, I.63) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Adrikā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adrikā (अद्रिका):—[from adri] f. Name of an Apsaras.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kā) An Apsaras or heavenly nymph, the wife of Amāvasu and mother of Satyavatī. E. adri, taddh. aff. kan and fem. aff. ṭāp.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Ends with (+3): Balabhadrika, Balacaturbhadrika, Bhadrika, Caturbhadrika, Gopabhadrika, Hemabhadrika, Hemadrika, Kadrika, Lavanabhadrika, Madrika, Mahabhadrika, Paribhadrika, Paurvamadrika, Prabhadrika, Purnabhadrika, Sadrika, Saimhadrika, Sarvatobhadrika, Subhadrika, Vanabhadrika.
Search found 9 books and stories containing Adrika, Adrikā; (plurals include: Adrikas, Adrikās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)