Shakramurdhan, Śakramūrdhan, Shakra-murdhan: 4 definitions


Shakramurdhan means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Śakramūrdhan can be transliterated into English as Sakramurdhan or Shakramurdhan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

Jain philosophy

Source: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Śakramūrdhan (शक्रमूर्धन्) is synonymous to Valmīka—an “ant-hill”, as occurring in the Anekāntajayapatākā-prakaraṇa, a Śvetāmbara Jain philosophical work written by Haribhadra Sūri.—[Cf. Vol. II, P. 104, l. 3]—‘Śakramūrdhan’ means an ant-hill, and thus it is a synonym of ‘valmīka’.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śakramūrdhan (शक्रमूर्धन्).—m.,

Śakramūrdhan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śakra and mūrdhan (मूर्धन्).

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

Śakramūrdhan (शक्रमूर्धन्):—[=śakra-mūrdhan] [from śakra > śak] m. I°’s head, an ant-hill, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shakramurdhan in German

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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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