Lopamudra, Lopāmudrā: 13 definitions

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Lopamudra 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)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा).—Wife of Agastya. (For details see under Agastya).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा).—Consort of Agastya; a Brahmavādinī.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 33. 19; IV. 10. 78; Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 55.

1b) Is Hrādi.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 38. 9-10.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IV.20.11) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Lopāmudrā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology

Lopamudra was princess, the daughter of the King of Vidharbha. She was married to the great sage Agastya. Together with her husband she is credited with spreading the fame of the LalithaSahasranama (thousand names of Devi).

It was while seeking riches at her request that Agastya killed the two Asura brothers Vatapi and Ilvala, who were notorious for their black magic and dark deeds.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Lopamudra (लोपमुद्रा): Daughter of the king of Vidarbha who married the sage Agastya.

Source: Hindupedia: The Hindu Encyclopedia

Lopamudra (the wife of Agastya)

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा).—Name of a daughter of the king of Vidarbha and wife of the sage Agastya. [She is said to have been formed by the sage himself from the most beautiful parts of different animals so as to have a wife after his own heart, and then secretly introduced into the palace of the king of Vidarbha where she grew up as his daughter. She was afterwards married by Agastya. He was asked by her to acquire immense riches before he thought of having any connection with her. The sage accordingly first went to king Śrutarvan, and from him to several other persons till he went to the rich demon Ilvala and, having conquered him, got immense wealth from him and satisfisfied his wife.]

See also (synonyms): lopā.

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

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा).—f.

(-drā) The wife of the saint Agastya and daughter of the king of Vidarbha. It was for her that the saint went out to acquire riches and destroyed Vatapi and Ilvala in the attempt. E. lopa losing, (reputation,) amudrā sad, not happy.

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

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा).—f. The wife of Agastya, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 48, 1.

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

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा):—[=lopā-mudrā] [from lup] f. Name of the reputed wife of the sage Agastya (she is said to have been formed by the sage himself and then secretly introduced into the palace of the king of Vidarbha, where she grew up as his daughter; she asked her husband to acquire immense riches; so he went to the rich demon Ilvala, and having conquered him, satisfied his wife with his wealth; she is considered as the authoress of [Ṛg-veda i, 179, 4]), [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.

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

Lopāmudrā (लोपामुद्रा):—[lopā+mudrā] (drā) 1. m. Agastya's wife.

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Lopamudra 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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