Padmaketana: 4 definitions
Padmaketana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Padmaketana (पद्मकेतन).—One of the children of Garuḍa. (Chapter 101, Udyoga Parva).
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Padmaketana (पद्मकेतन):—[=padma-ketana] [from padma] m. Name of a son of Garuḍa, [Mahābhārata]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 2 books and stories containing Padmaketana, Padma-ketana; (plurals include: Padmaketanas, ketanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CI < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 34 - The gift of Brahmāṇḍa < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]