Sagaranta, Sāgarānta, Sagara-anta, Sagaramta: 7 definitions

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Sagaranta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sagaranta in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Sāgarānta (सागरान्त) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.52) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sāgarānta) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Sagaranta in Jainism glossary
Source: The University of Sydney: A study of the Twelve Reflections

Sāgarānta (सागरान्त) refers to the “middle of the ocean”, according to the 11th century Jñānārṇava, a treatise on Jain Yoga in roughly 2200 Sanskrit verses composed by Śubhacandra.—Accordingly, “This most powerful [and] cruel death devours against their will the life of those who possess a body that has settled in the middle world, in hell, in the world of Brahmā, in Indra’s abode, in the middle of the ocean (sāgarānta), inside the forest, at all quarters of the globe, on a mountain-peak, in a place difficult of access on account of fire, forest, cold, darkness, thunderbolts [and] swords, or in [a place] crowded with a troop of ruttish elephants”.

Synonyms: Samudrānta.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sāgarānta (सागरान्त).—a. bounded by the sea, sea-girt.

Sāgarānta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sāgara and anta (अन्त).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sāgarānta (सागरान्त).—1. [masculine] sea-coast.

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Sāgarānta (सागरान्त).—2. [adjective] reaching to the sea (earth).

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

1) Sāgarānta (सागरान्त):—[from sāgara] m. the sea-shore, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] mf(ā)n. bounded by the ocean, sea-girt (as the earth), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

[Sanskrit to German]

Sagaranta in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sagaranta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sāgarāṃta (ಸಾಗರಾಂತ):—[adjective] extending upto a sea or ocean; covered by sea-water, at least on one side.

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Sāgarāṃta (ಸಾಗರಾಂತ):—[noun] (jain.) the end of sāgara, a particular age, which extends over several million years.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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