Sananda, Sānanda: 6 definitions

Introduction

Sananda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

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.
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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

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

Sananda (सनन्द).—m.

(-ndaḥ) One of the four sons of Brahma, inhabiting the Janaloka. E. sa with, nanda pleasure.

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Sānanda (सानन्द).—mfn.

(-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.]

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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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