Satyadharma, aka: Satya-dharma, Satyadharmā; 3 Definition(s)
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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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
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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Search found 5 books and stories containing Satyadharma, Satya-dharma or Satyadharmā. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 13 - Description of Future Manus < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 56 - Satya & Dharma Come to Sukalā’s Help < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 9 - The Greatness of Gaṅgā < [Section 7 - Kriyāyogasāra-Khaṇḍa (Section on Essence of Yoga by Works)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Isha Upanishad (by Swami Nirvikarananda)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)