Sairandhri, Sairandhrī, Sairamdhri: 12 definitions


Sairandhri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री).—A name used by Draupadī during the Pāṇḍavas last year of exile in the kingdom of Virāṭa.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री).—The pseudonym assumed by Pāñcālī, when the Pāṇḍavas lived incognito in the palace of King Virāṭa. (See under Pāñcālī).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री).—A Kaśyapa and a Trayārṣeya.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 199. 12.
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Sairandhri (सैरंध्री): A maid servant or female attendant employed in royal female apartments.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sairandhrī (सैरंध्री).—f S A woman hired as a servant or waitingwoman to the females of the house; a female attendant as disting. from a slave-girl. 2 A woman of one of the mixed classes.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sairandhrī (सैरंध्री).—f A woman hired as a servant.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री).—

1) A maid-servant or female attendant in the women's apartments [a woman of the mixed tribe described in सैरन्ध्र (sairandhra) (2)].

2) An independent female artisan working in another person's house.

3) An epithet of Draupadī (assumed by her when she acted as servant to Sudeṣṇā, queen of Virāṭa).

See also (synonyms): sairindhrī.

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

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री).—f. (-ndhrī) 1. A female artist. 2. A name of Draupadi: see sairindrī .

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

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री).—i. e. sīra + m -dhṛ + a + a, f. 1. A female artist, a female servant, [Nala] 13, 55; [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 240. 2. Epithet and name of Draupadī.

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

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री):—(ndhrī) 3. f. A female artist; Draupadī.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sairandhrī (सैरन्ध्री) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Seraṃdhī.

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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

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sairaṃdhri (ಸೈರಂಧ್ರಿ):—

1) [noun] a maid servant; a female attendant in women’s apartments.

2) [noun] a female perfumer.

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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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