Rodasi, Rodasī: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rodasī (रोदसी).—The two mothers of the world (Heaven and Earth) worshipped for security of place.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa II. 3. 5.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rodasī (रोदसी).—n. [rud-asun] (in dual), [rodasī] f. Heaven and earth; एते पृष्ठानि रोदसोर्विप्रयन्तो व्यानशुः (ete pṛṣṭhāni rodasorviprayanto vyānaśuḥ) Ṛv.9.22.5; रवः श्रवणभैरवः स्थगितरोदसीकन्दरः (ravaḥ śravaṇabhairavaḥ sthagitarodasīkandaraḥ) Ve.3.2; वेदान्तेषु यमाहुरेकपुरुषं व्याप्य स्थितं रोदसी (vedānteṣu yamāhurekapuruṣaṃ vyāpya sthitaṃ rodasī) V.1.1; Śi.18.15.

See also (synonyms): rodas.

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

Rodasī (रोदसी).—f. (-sī) 1. Heaven, paradise. 2. Earth. f. Dual. (-syī) Heaven and earth. E. ṅīp added to the preceding.

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

1) Rodasī (रोदसी):—[from rud] a See p.889, [columns] 1, 2.

2) [from rodas] b f. ([dual number], once sg.) heaven and earth, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

3) [v.s. ...] (sg.) Name of lightning as wife of Rudra and companion of the Maruts (also rodasī), [Ṛg-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] the earth, [Rāmāyaṇa; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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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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