Satakumbha, Sātakumbha, Shatakumbha, Śātakumbha, Śatakumbha, Shata-kumbha, Śatakumbhā: 8 definitions
Satakumbha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
The Sanskrit terms Śātakumbha and Śatakumbha and Śatakumbhā can be transliterated into English as Satakumbha or Shatakumbha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Śatakumbhā (शतकुम्भा).—A sacred river, considered to be the source of agni. (Vana Parva, Chapter 222, Verse 22).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Śatakumbhā (शतकुम्भा) refers to the name of a River or Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.82.9, VI.10.18). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śatakumbhā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
sātakumbha : (nt.) gold.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Gold; द्रुतशातकुम्भनिभमंशुमतः (drutaśātakumbhanibhamaṃśumataḥ) Śi.9.9; Mb.3.172.25; N.16.34.
2) The thron-apple (dhattūra).
Derivable forms: śātakumbham (शातकुम्भम्).
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1) Name of a mountain (where gold is said to be found).
2) Name of a sacrifice; शतकुम्भं नाम यज्ञ- मनुभवितुं महर्षेर्धौम्यस्य आश्रमं गता इति (śatakumbhaṃ nāma yajña- manubhavituṃ maharṣerdhaumyasya āśramaṃ gatā iti) Madhyamavyāyoga 1.
Derivable forms: śatakumbhaḥ (शतकुम्भः).
Śatakumbha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and kumbha (कुम्भ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-mbhaṃ) Gold. m.
(-mbhaḥ) The name of a mountain. f.
(-mbhā) A plant, (Phyalis flexuosa.) E. śata a hundred, and kumbha a water-jar.
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(-mbhaṃ) Gold. m.
(-mbhaḥ) A plant, (Nerium odorum.) E. śatakumbha said to be the name of a mountain, aṇ aff. implying production.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śātakumbha (शातकुम्भ).—i. e. śata -kumbha + a, n. Gold, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 9.
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Śatakumbha (शतकुम्भ).—I. m. the name of a mountain. Ii. n. gold.
— When latter part of a comp. adj. the fem. is bhā, e. g. vāri -pūrita-kumbha, adj., f. bhā, Bearing jars filled with water, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 18, 339.
— Cf. a vessel, etc.; [Gothic.] hups; [Old High German.] huf; [Anglo-Saxon.] hipe; [Old High German.] hufila, ‘a cheek,’ hūfo and hauf, a multitude, heap; cf. supra.
Śatakumbha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śata and kumbha (कुम्भ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śatakumbha (शतकुम्भ).—[masculine] [Name] of a mountain; [feminine] ā [Name] of a river.
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Śātakumbha (शातकुम्भ).—[neuter] gold (lit. coming from the river Śatakumbhā).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śatakumbha (शतकुम्भ):—[=śata-kumbha] [from śata] m. Nerium Odorum, [Bhāvaprakāśa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a mountain, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Śatakumbhā (शतकुम्भा):—[=śata-kumbhā] [from śata-kumbha > śata] f. Phyalis Flexuosa, [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a river, [Mahābhārata]
5) Śatakumbha (शतकुम्भ):—[=śata-kumbha] [from śata] n. gold, [Horace H. Wilson]
6) Śātakumbha (शातकुम्भ):—[=śāta-kumbha] [from śāta] n. ([from] śata-kumbhā) gold, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
7) [v.s. ...] mfn. golden, [ib.]
8) [v.s. ...] m. Nerium Odorum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) [v.s. ...] the thorn-apple, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CCXXI < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
Section IX < [Jambukhanda Nirmana Parva]
Section LXXXIV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 28 - Dharmatīrtha, Śākambharī, Rathāvartta, etc. < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
Chapter 6 - Bhāratavarṣa: Its Rivers and Regions < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
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The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)