Satyapura, Satya-pura: 6 definitions



Satyapura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland 1902

Satyapura (सत्यपुर).—Mr. H. Cousens obtained a loan of a copy of a Māhātmyam, styled the Māhātmyam of Satyapura, which contains no mention, however, of Tugara or Tēr, but states that the village or town was called Satyapura in the first age, Śāntapura in the second, Kaṅkāvati in the third, and Siddhāśrama in the fourth age.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Satyapura in Jainism glossary
Source: Sum Jaina Canonical Sutras (vividhatirthakalpa)

Satyapura (सत्यपुर).—A brazen image of Vīra was installed by Jajjiga Sūri in the town of Satyapura. Once the king of Malwa (Mālava) having defeated the king of Gurjaras reached Satyapura. But a Yakṣa named Brahmaśānti defeated him. Thus Satyapura was saved.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

Source: Jainworld: Jain History (h)

Satyapura is the historical for Sanchor, situated about two hundred kms. south-west of Jodhpur. Under the Muslim rule, it was named Mahamudābād. Sanchor was a great centre of Jainism. Because of the celebrated temple of Mahāvīra, it was considered a holy place of the Jainas. In the old Caityabandana stotra of Jagacintamani, this Tīrtha has been described with deep devotion.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Satyapura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Satyapura (सत्यपुर).—

1) the world of Viṣṇu.

2) The city of Satya-nārayaṇa; अन्ते सत्यपुरं ययौ (ante satyapuraṃ yayau) (satyanārāyaṇavratakathā).

Derivable forms: satyapuram (सत्यपुरम्).

Satyapura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms satya and pura (पुर).

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

1) Satyapura (सत्यपुर):—[=satya-pura] [from satya > sat] n. the city of Satya-nārāyaṇa, [Skanda-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] the world of Viṣṇu, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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Satyapura in German

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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 (even English!). 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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