Padmanabhi, Padmanābhi, Padma-nabhi: 6 definitions



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

Padmanābhi (पद्मनाभि).—an epithet of Viṣṇu; शान्ताकारं भुजगशयनं पद्मनाभं सुरेशम् (śāntākāraṃ bhujagaśayanaṃ padmanābhaṃ sureśam).

Derivable forms: padmanābhiḥ (पद्मनाभिः).

Padmanābhi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms padma and nābhi (नाभि). See also (synonyms): padmanābha.

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

Padmanābhi (पद्मनाभि).—m.

(-bhiḥ) Vishnu is thus termed, because the lotus, containing Bramha, sent to create the world, sprang from his navel.

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

Padmanābhi (पद्मनाभि):—[=padma-nābhi] [from padma] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. -nābhu).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Padmanābhi (पद्मनाभि):—m. = padmanābha als Beiname Viṣṇu’s [Dvirūpakoṣa im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Padmanābhi (पद्मनाभि):—m. Beiname Viṣṇu's.

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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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