Saubhapati, Saubha-pati: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Saubhapati in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Saubhapati (सौभपति).—The King Sālva. As he had been in possession of an aerial chariot called Saubha, he is said to have got this name.

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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

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

Saubhapati (सौभपति).—a Śālva king; ibid; यथा सौभपतिर्हतः (yathā saubhapatirhataḥ) Bhāgavata 1.76.1.

Derivable forms: saubhapatiḥ (सौभपतिः).

Saubhapati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms saubha and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): saubharāj.

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

Saubhapati (सौभपति):—[=saubha-pati] [from saubha] m. a lord or king of the Saubhas, [ib.; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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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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