Anumloca, Anumlocā: 5 definitions



Anumloca 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Anumlocha.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Anumloca (अनुम्लोच).—An apsaras. (Harivaṃśa 326).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Anumlocā (अनुम्लोचा).—Resides in the sun's chariot during the month of bhādrapada.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 10. 10.

1b) The apsaras presiding over the month nabhasya. (nabho-nabha).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 38; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 10; III. 7. 15.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anumlocā (अनुम्लोचा):—[=anu-mlocā] [from anu-mluc] ([Harivaṃśa]) f. Name of an Apsaras.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Anumlocā (अनुम्लोचा):—(von mluc mit anu) f. Nomen proprium einer Apsaras [Harivaṃśa 12475.] — Vgl. pramlocā .

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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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