Saubala: 9 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Saubala (सौबल).—A Vaiśya. It is mentioned in Devī Bhāgavata, Skandha 2, that King Dhṛtarāṣṭra had two wives, one a Kṣatriya woman, named Gāndhārī, the daughter of the King of Gāndhāra and the other a Vaiśya woman named Saubalī, the daughter of Saubala.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Saubala (सौबल).—Is Śakuni.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 78. [95 (V) 16].
Saubala (सौबल) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.3, VI.10.52) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Saubala) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Saubala (सौबल).—Name of Śakuni q. v.
Derivable forms: saubalaḥ (सौबलः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) An epithet of Sakuni. f. (-lī) An epithet of Gandhari, the wife of Dhritarashtra; also saubaleyī in the last sense.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saubala (सौबल).—i. e. su-bala + a (patronym., Mahābhārata 1, 5655), m. A proper name, [Indralokāgamana] 3, 9.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saubala (सौबल).—[masculine] ī [feminine] son & daughter of Subala (Śakuni & Gāndhārī).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Saubala (सौबल):—m. ([from] su-bala) [patronymic] of Śakuni, [Mahābhārata]
2) mfn. relating or belonging to Saubala id est. Śakuni, [ib.]
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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)