Indradamana, Indra-damana: 6 definitions

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Indradamana 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»] — Indradamana in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Indradamana (इन्द्रदमन).—A King who gifted a lot of money to Brahmins. (Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 234, Verse 18).

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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»] — Indradamana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Indradamana (इन्द्रदमन).—the son of Bāṇāsura.

Derivable forms: indradamanaḥ (इन्द्रदमनः).

Indradamana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indra and damana (दमन).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Indradamana (इन्द्रदमन).—name of a former Buddha: Avadāna-śataka i.86.8 ff.

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

Indradamana (इन्द्रदमन):—[=indra-damana] [from indra] m. Name of an Asura.

[Sanskrit to German]

Indradamana in German

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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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