Patalaketu, Pātālaketu: 4 definitions
Patalaketu 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)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Pātālaketu (पातालकेतु).—A demon. This demon once carried away Madālasā, daughter of Viśvāvasu to Pātāla. Ṛtadhvajarāja defeated Pātālaketu and rescued Madālasā from Pātāla. (See under Ṛtadhvaja).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pātālaketu (पातालकेतु):—[=pātāla-ketu] [from pātāla > pāt] m. Name of a Daitya prince, [Prabodha-candrodaya]
[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.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
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The Gautami Mahatmya (by G. P. Bhatt)