Lubdhaka: 13 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Lubdhaka (लुब्धक).—A companion of Puramjana; allegorically pāyu.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 25. 53; 29. 15.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
lubdhaka (लुब्धक).—m S A hunter. 2 Hence (Shiva having transformed himself into a hunter in order to shoot an arrow, viz. the three stars of the belt of Orion, at Brahma transformed into a buck and pursuing his own daughter metamorphosed into a doe) The hunter, i.e. Sirius or dog-star.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
lubdhaka (लुब्धक).—m A hunter. Sirins or Dog-star.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A hunter, fowler; मृगमीनसज्जनानां तृणजलसंतोषविहितवृत्तीनाम् । लुब्धकधीवरपिशुना निष्कारणवैरिणो जगति (mṛgamīnasajjanānāṃ tṛṇajalasaṃtoṣavihitavṛttīnām | lubdhakadhīvarapiśunā niṣkāraṇavairiṇo jagati) || Bhartṛhari 2.61.
2) A covetous or greedy man.
3) A libertine.
4) The star Sirius.
5) The hinder part; वैशसं नाम विषयं लुब्धकेन समन्वितः (vaiśasaṃ nāma viṣayaṃ lubdhakena samanvitaḥ) Bhāgavata 4.25.53.
Derivable forms: lubdhakaḥ (लुब्धकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. A hunter. 2. A libertine, a rake, a whore-monger. 3. A covetous or greedy man. 4. The star Sirius. 5. A tiger. E. lubdha desirous, aff. kan .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lubdhaka (लुब्धक).—[lubdha + ka] (vb. lubh), m. 1. A covetous or greedy man, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 345. 2. A hunter, [Pañcatantra] 106, 7. 3. A libertine.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lubdhaka (लुब्धक).—[masculine] hunter.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Lubdhaka (लुब्धक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Vikrāntivarman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Lubdhaka (लुब्धक):—[from lubh] m. a hunter, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] a covetous or greedy man, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] the star Sirius (so called because Śiva in the form of a hunter shot an arrow [represented by the three stars in the belt of Orion] at Brahmā transformed into a deer and pursuing his own daughter metamorphosed into a doe; cf. mṛga-vyādha), [Gaṇitādhyāya; Kathāsaritsāgara]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of the hinder parts, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lubdhaka (लुब्धक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. A hunter; a libertine; a covetous man.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ಲುಬ್ಧ [lubdha]2.
2) [noun] (astron.) a reddish supergiant star, sometimes the brightest star in the constellation Orion; the Betelgeuse.
3) [noun] a binary star in the constellation Canis Major, the brightest star in the sky, with a magnitude of 31.45; Dog Star; the Sirius.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 6.10.39 < [Chapter 10 - In the Description of the Gomatī River, the Glories of Cakra-tīrtha]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Jātaka of the flayed Nāga < [Chapter XXIII - The Virtue of Morality]
Part 10 - Tittiriyaṃ brahmacariyaṃ (the religious life of the pheasant) < [Chapter XX - The Virtue of Generosity and Generosity of the Dharma]
The Ṛkṣapati-jātaka < [Chapter XX - (2nd series): Setting out on the Mahāyāna]
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 29 - The Superintendent of Cows < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 25 - The Story of Purañjana—Introduction < [Book 4 - Fourth Skandha]
Chapter 29 - The Purañjana allegory explained < [Book 4 - Fourth Skandha]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)