Alakadhipa, Alakādhipa, Alaka-adhipa: 3 definitions
Alakadhipa 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Alakādhipa (अलकाधिप).—Is Kubera.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 47. 1; 69. 196.
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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Alakādhipa (अलकाधिप).—'lord of Alakā', Name of Kubera; अत्यजीवदमरालके- श्वरौ (atyajīvadamarālake- śvarau) R.19.15.
Derivable forms: alakādhipaḥ (अलकाधिपः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-paḥ) A name of Kuvera. E. alakā the city, and adhipa a ruler.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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