Shacipati, Śacīpati, Sacīpati, Sacipati, Śacipati, Shaci-pati: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Śacīpati and Śacipati can be transliterated into English as Sacipati or Shacipati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shachipati.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Śacīpati (शचीपति).—Indra-the chief demigod of heaven and presiding deity of rain, and the father of Arjuna. He is the son of Aditi.
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’).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 9. 7; V. 21. 16; 34. 24.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 67. 95; Matsya-purāṇa 93. 14; 251. 4.
2) Sacīpati (सचीपति).—See Indra; got Kṛṣṇa's promise of protection to Arjuna.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 12. 15; 12. 16-20, 24.
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
Śacipati (शचिपति) or Śacīpati (शचीपति).—m. epithets of Indra.
Derivable forms: śacipatiḥ (शचिपतिः), śacīpatiḥ (शचीपतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) Indra. E. śacī the wife of the deity, pati husband.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śacīpati (शचीपति).—m. a name of Śiva, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Śacīpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śacī and pati (पति).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śacīpati (शचीपति).—[masculine] lord of might or husband of Śacī (Indra).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Śacīpati (शचीपति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—poet. Padyāvalī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śacīpati (शचीपति):—[=śacī-pati] [from śacī > śac] m. (śacī-) lord of might or help (applied to Indra and the Aśvins), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Indra, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.] (cf. kṣiti-ś).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śacīpati (शचीपति):—[śacī-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. Indra.
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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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Ends with: Kshitishacipati.
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