Sananda, Sānanda: 6 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Sananda (सनन्द).—A mind-born son of Brahmā; his visit to Viṣṇuloka.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa III. 12. 4; VII. 1. 35.
1b) A Brahmaṛṣi; water oblation to, after bath.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 102. 17.
2) Sānanda (सानन्द).—(Saunanda-Wilson)—the musala or club of Hari.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 22. 7.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sananda (सनन्द).—Name of one of the four sons of Brahman.
Derivable forms: sanandaḥ (सनन्दः).
See also (synonyms): sanandana.
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Sānanda (सानन्द).—a. Happy, delighted.
-ndam ind. Joyfully, delightfully; सानन्दं नन्दिहस्ताहतमुरज (sānandaṃ nandihastāhatamuraja) ...... Māl.1.1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ndaḥ) One of the four sons of Brahma, inhabiting the Janaloka. E. sa with, nanda pleasure.
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(-ndaḥ-ndā-ndaṃ) Happy, delighted, enjoying and endowed with happiness. E. sa with, ānanda happiness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sananda (सनन्द).—m. one of the four sons of Brahman.
Sananda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sa and nanda (नन्द).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sananda (सनन्द):—[=sa-nanda] m. (id est. 7. sa + n) = sanandana, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) Sānanda (सानन्द):—mf(ā)n. having joy or happiness, joyful, glad, delighted with ([compound]), [Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]
3) m. a kind of tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) Name of a youth attendant on Rādhā, [Pañcarātra]
5) (with miśra) Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]
6) Sānandā (सानन्दा):—[from sānanda] f. a form of Lakṣmī, [ib.]
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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Partial matches: Nanda.
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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.1.12 < [Part 1 - Neutral Love of God (śānta-rasa)]
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Verse 10.6 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 9 - Śiva’s incarnations as Yogācāryas < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
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