Satapa, aka: Sātapa; 3 Definition(s)
Satapa 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.
Sātapa (सातप).—Name of a settlement (janapada) situated near the seven great mountains on the western side of mount Naiṣadha, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 83. These settlements consume the water flowing from these seven great mountains (Viśākha, Kambala, Jayanta, Kṛṣṇa, Harita, Aśoka and Vardhamāna). Niṣadha (Naiṣadha) is one of the seven mountains located in Jambūdvīpa, ruled over by Āgnīdhra, a grandson of Svāyambhuva Manu, who was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being.
The Varāhapurāṇa is categorised as a Mahāpurāṇa, and was originally composed of 24,000 metrical verses, possibly originating from before the 10th century. It is composed of two parts and Sūta is the main narrator.(Source): Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
satāpa (सताप).—m or satāpācēṃ jhāḍa n The plant Rue, Ruta grave olens. satāpācā pālā Its leaves. Much used for coughs &c.
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sāṭapā (साटपा).—m (sāṭhavaṇa) A hoard or stock, any store: also a reservoir, repertory, repository, or receiving place: also capacity of any receptacle. 2 Goods or possessions generally, i. e. things gathered.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
satāpa (सताप).—n The plant, Rue. satāpācā pālā Its leaves.
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sāṭapa (साटप).—m A hoard or stock; a reservoir.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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sāṭhapā (साठपा).—m Commonly sāṭapā.
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