Saubhagyashtaka, Saubhāgyaṣṭaka: 2 definitions
Saubhagyashtaka 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.
The Sanskrit term Saubhāgyaṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Saubhagyastaka or Saubhagyashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Saubhāgyaṣṭaka (सौभाग्यष्टक).—Sugar cane, rasarāja, niṣpāva, jāji, dhānyakam, gokṣīram, kurumbham and salt.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 60. 7-8, 28.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Saubhāgyāṣṭaka (सौभाग्याष्टक):—[from saubhāgya > saubhaga] n. Name of 8 substances which are said to cause prosperity etc., [Matsya-purāṇa]
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Starts with: Saubhagyashtakatritiyavrata.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 29 - The vow (vrata) called Saubhāgyaśayana < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]