Patalamukha, aka: Pātālamukha, Patala-mukha; 1 Definition(s)

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Pātālamukha (पातालमुख).—a great hollow (mahāgarta); यत्त्वद्य पातालमुखे पतन्तं पाणौ गृहीत्वा प्रतिसंहरेत (yattvadya pātālamukhe patantaṃ pāṇau gṛhītvā pratisaṃhareta) Mb. 3.268.4.

Derivable forms: pātālamukham (पातालमुखम्).

Pātālamukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pātāla and mukha (मुख).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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