Saubha, Shaubha, Śaubha: 10 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Śaubha can be transliterated into English as Saubha or Shaubha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Saubha (सौभ).—The airship of King Śālva. It was created by the demon Maya, and Śālva used this airship to attack Dvārakā. It was destroyed by Lord Kṛṣṇa.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Saubha (सौभ).—The acrial chariot or Vimāna of the King of Sālva. This was also called Saubhanagara. When Śrī Kṛṣṇa killed Sālva, this Vimāna was smashed by the power of his weapon, the Cakra (Discus). (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 22, Verse 33).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Saubha (सौभ).—The magic car of iron obtained by tapas from Śiva by Śālva; made by Maya fitted with all illusory powers.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 76. 1, 3-7; 78. 13.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaubha (शौभ).—

1) God, divinity.

2) The betal-nut tree.

-bham The city of Hariśchandra.

Derivable forms: śaubhaḥ (शौभः).

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Saubha (सौभ).—

1) Name of Hariśchandra's city (said to be suspended in air); हतः सौभपतिः शाल्वस्त्वया सौभं च पातितम् (hataḥ saubhapatiḥ śālvastvayā saubhaṃ ca pātitam) Mb.3.12.32.

2) Name of a town of the Śālvas; ibid.; Bhāg.1.76.12.

Derivable forms: saubham (सौभम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śaubha (शौभ).—n.

(-bhaṃ) The city of Harischandra, suspended in the air. m.

(-bhaḥ) 1. A god, a divinity. 2. The betel-nut tree. E. śubha, aṇ aff.

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Saubha (सौभ).—n.

(-bhaṃ) The city of Harischandra suspended in mid-air.

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

Saubha (सौभ).—I. m. The name of a people, Chr. 14, 24; 18, 35. Ii. n. The city of Hariścandra, suspended in mid-air.

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

Saubha (सौभ).—[neuter] [Name] of a mythical city.

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

1) Śaubha (शौभ):—m. ([from] śubha) a god, divinity, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) the Areca or betel-nut tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [wrong reading] for saubha q.v.

4) Saubha (सौभ):—m. (also written śaubha) Name of the aerial city of Hari-ścandra (q.v.), [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

5) of a town of the Śalvas, [Mahābhārata]

6) a king of the Saubhas, [ib.]

7) [plural] Name of a people, [ib.]

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

1) Śaubha (शौभ):—(bhaṃ) 1. n. The city of Harischandra suspened in the air. m. A divinity; betel-nut.

2) Saubha (सौभ):—(bhaṃ) 1. n. City of Harishchandra suspended in the air.

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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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