Ekapad, Eka-pad, Ekapād: 4 definitions

Introduction

Ekapad 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ekapad (एकपद्) or Ekapād (एकपाद्).—a.

1) one-footed, limping, lame.

2) incomplete.

-pād m. Name of Śiva or Viṣṇu.

-padī a foot-path (for a single man to walk on). एकपद्या तया यान्ती नलिकायन्त्रतुल्यया (ekapadyā tayā yāntī nalikāyantratulyayā) Śiva. B.28.66

Ekapad is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and pad (पद्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ekapād (एकपाद्).—m. (-t) A name of Siva. E. eka best, and pād a ray.

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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. 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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