Saptanada: 3 definitions

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Saptanada 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Saptanada in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Saptanada (सप्तनद).—Fit for śrāddha offering.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 58.
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Saptanada in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

saptanada (सप्तनद).—m pl (S) The seven rivers of which the personification is male; viz. śōṇa or śōṇabhadra, sindhu, hiraṇyavāha, kōka, gharghara, lōhita, śatadra. To these are added (or, for two of them, substitutionally supplied) brahmaputra & śivanada.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Saptanāda (ಸಪ್ತನಾದ):—[noun] (mus.) the seven notes in Indian music systems.

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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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