Sarvatomukha, aka: Sarvatōmukha, Sarvatas-mukha; 2 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

[Sarvatomukha in Marathi glossaries]

sarvatōmukha (सर्वतोमुख).—a (S That faces every side.) An epithet of the Deity, of spirit, water, the sky, a spherical stone &c.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

[Sarvatomukha in Sanskrit glossaries]

Sarvatomukha (सर्वतोमुख).—a. of every kind, complete, unlimited; उपपन्ना हि दारेषु प्रभुता सर्वतोमुखी (upapannā hi dāreṣu prabhutā sarvatomukhī) Ś.5. 26. (-khaḥ) 1 an epithet of Śiva.

2) of Brahman; अथ सर्वस्य धातारं ते सर्वे सर्वतोमुखम् (atha sarvasya dhātāraṃ te sarve sarvatomukham) (upatasthire) Ku.2.3 (having faces on all sides).

3) the Supreme Being.

4) the soul.

5) a Brāhmaṇa

6) fire.

7) heaven or Svarga (of Indra). (-kham) 1 water; पिपासतः काश्चन सर्वतोमुखं तवार्पयन्तामपि काममोदनम् (pipāsataḥ kāścana sarvatomukhaṃ tavārpayantāmapi kāmamodanam) N.16.49.

2) sky.

Sarvatomukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarvatas and mukha (मुख).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English 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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