Satyadharma, Satya-dharma, Satyadharmā: 6 definitions

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Satyadharma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 24.
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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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[«previous (S) next»] — Satyadharma in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Satyadharma (सत्यधर्म).—m. a proper name.

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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Satyadharma (सत्यधर्म).—1. [masculine] the law of truth.

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Satyadharma (सत्यधर्म).—2. [adjective] following the law of truth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Satyadharma (सत्यधर्म):—[=satya-dharma] [from satya > sat] m. the law of truth, eternal t°, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. one whose ordinances are true, [Upaniṣad]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of the 13th Manu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] of a Brāhman, [Śukasaptati]

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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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