Mathanacala, Mathanācala, Mathana-acala: 5 definitions
Mathanacala 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Mathanachala.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mathanācala (मथनाचल).—the mountain Mandara used as a churning-stick.
Derivable forms: mathanācalaḥ (मथनाचलः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) The mountain Mandara.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mathanācala (मथनाचल):—[from mathana > manth] m. the mountain (Mandara q.v.) used as a churning-stick (by the gods and Dānavas in churning the ocean of milk), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. mantha-śaita).
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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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