Satyadharma, aka: Satya-dharma, Satyadharmā; 3 Definition(s)

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1) Satyadharmā (सत्यधर्मा).—A King of the lunar dynasty. He was a helper of Yudhiṣṭhira. (Mahābhārata Udyoga Parva, Chapter 141, Verse 25).

2) Satyadharmā (सत्यधर्मा).—A brother of Suśarmā, the King of Trigarta. Arjuna killed him in the Bhārata-battle. (Mahābhārata Śānti Parva, Chapter 26, Verse 36).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Satyadharma (सत्यधर्म).—One of the ten sons of Dharmasāvarṇi.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 24.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satyadharma in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Satyadharma (सत्यधर्म).—the law of truth, eternal truth. °परायण (parāyaṇa) a. devoted to truth and virtue.

Derivable forms: satyadharmaḥ (सत्यधर्मः).

Satyadharma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satya and dharma (धर्म).

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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