Samula, aka: Samūla, Samūlā; 9 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Samūla (समूल) is the name of a mountain situated at lake Mānasa and mount Gandhamādana, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 75. The Gandhamādana mountain lies on the eastern side of mount Meru, which is one of the seven mountains located in Jambūdvīpa, ruled over by Āgnīdhra, a grandson of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.

Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

Samūla (समूल).—A mountain south of the Mānasa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 36. 23: 38. 23: 42. 30.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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India history and geogprahy

Samūlā (समूला) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that remains unidentified.

Source: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)

Sa-mūla.—(EI 13), ‘together with the root crops’. nidhāna-alīpaka-kumārīsāhas-āputrādhana-pradhāna-apradhāna-doṣa- samanvita (Ep. Ind., Vol. III, p. 274), see the words as noticed separately above. The word doṣa here means ‘fines’. Note: sa-mūla is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

samūla (समूल).—a (S) pop. samūḷa a Having a root;--as a root or plant. 2 fig. Having a foundation, origin, basis, ground.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samūla (समूल) [-ḷa, -ळ].—a Having a root Fig. Having a foundation.

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

Samūla (समूल).—a. Along with the roots; as in समूलघातम् (samūlaghātam) 'having completely exterminated, tearing up root and branch'.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samula (समुल).—m., a high number: Gv 133.24 (first saṃ-mulaḥ, by error, repeated twice as samula-), cited in Mvy 7902 as sambala, nt., q.v.; also samulaḥ Mvy 7773 = Tibetan dpag ḥbyams (ḥphyam, ḥjal). Seems to have no correspondent in the list Gv 106.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit 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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Relevant definitions

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Mula
Mūla (मूल).—n. (-laṃ) 1. A root, the root of a tree, &c. 2. Origin, commencement. 3. Capita...
Masha
Maśa (मश).—m. (-śaḥ) 1. Anger. 2. Sounding. 3. A musquito. E. maśa to sound, &c., ac aff.--...
Vasa
Vaśa (वश).—mfn. (-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) 1. Humbled, subdued, tamed, over-powered. 2. Enthralled, subdued ...
Sha
Śa (श).—The thirtieth consonant of the Nagari alphabet and first of the three sibilants; it is ...
Shatara
Śatāra (शतार).—n. (-raṃ) The thunderbolt. E. śata a hundred, ṛ to go, aff. aṇ .
Mulaprakriti
Mūlaprakṛti (मूलप्रकृति).—f. (-tiḥ) The Pradha'na of the Sankhyas.
Dashamula
Daśamūla (दशमूल).—a tonic medicine prepared from the roots of ten plants; (Mar. sālavaṇa, piṭav...
Mulabandha
Mūlabandha (मूलबन्ध).—a particular position of the fingers. Derivable forms: mūlabandhaḥ (मूलबन...
Mulaja
Mūlaja (मूलज).—mfn. (-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Born from a root, &c. m. (-jaḥ) A plant growing from a ro...
Mulasthana
Mūlasthāna (मूलस्थान) or Garbhagṛha sanctum-sanctorum of the Hindu Temple.—Each temple has a ga...
Mulaguna
Mūlaguṇa (मूलगुण).—the co-efficient of a root. Derivable forms: mūlaguṇaḥ (मूलगुणः).Mūlaguṇa is...
Kushala-mula
Kuśalamūla (कुशलमूल).—nt., usually pl. (= Pali kus°), root(s) of merit; Pali has three, alobha,...
Salohita
Sa-lohita.—(Ep. Ind., Vol. XIV, p. 295), ‘one having the same blood’; a relation. Note: sa-lohi...
Dridhamula
Dṛḍhamūla (दृढमूल).—m. (-laḥ) The cocoanut. E. dṛḍha, and mūla root.
Muladhana
Mūladhana (मूलधन).—n. (-naṃ) Capital, principal, stock. E. mūla capital, dhana wealth.

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