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Shailoda, aka: Śailoda; 1 Definition(s)


Shailoda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Śailoda can be transliterated into English as Sailoda or Shailoda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1a) Śailoda (शैलोद).—Takes its source in the lake Śailodam; enters western sea between Cakṣu and Sītā.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 121. 23; Vāyu-purāṇa 47. 21.

1b) Lake, giving rise to R. Silodā in the Aruṇa hill; at the foot of the Varuṇa hill.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 18. 21. 22; Matsya-purāṇa 121. 22; Vāyu-purāṇa 47. 20.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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