Apantaratama, Apāntaratama, Apāntaratamā: 4 definitions

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Apantaratama 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Apantaratama in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Apāntaratamā (अपान्तरतमा).—(Sārasvata). This is another name of Apāntaratamas. (See Apāntaratamas).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Apāntaratama (अपान्तरतम).—A Siddha chief, who could not comprehend the māyā of Hari.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 15. 12; IX. 4. 57.
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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

[«previous next»] — Apantaratama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apāntaratamā (अपान्तरतमा).—m. The name of an ancient sage or of Vyāsa in his previous birth. सरस्वतीमुच्चचार तत्र सारस्वतोऽ- भवत् । अपान्तरतमा नाम सुतो वाक्संभवः प्रभुः (sarasvatīmuccacāra tatra sārasvato'- bhavat | apāntaratamā nāma suto vāksaṃbhavaḥ prabhuḥ) || Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.349.39.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Apāntaratama (अपान्तरतम):—[bahuvrihi compound] m.

(-maḥ) The same as the following. E. A shorter form of apāntaratamas.

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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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