Indumauli, aka: Indu-mauli; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Indumauli (इन्दुमौलि).—Also candramauli.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 30. 38 and 67.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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-English dictionary

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Indumauli (इन्दुमौलि).—'the moon-crested god, epithets of Śiva.

Derivable forms: indumauliḥ (इन्दुमौलिः).

Indumauli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indu and mauli (मौलि). See also (synonyms): indubhṛt, induśekhara.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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