Shandili, Śaṇḍili, Śāṇḍili, Śāṇḍilī: 5 definitions
Shandili means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 terms Śaṇḍili and Śāṇḍili and Śāṇḍilī can be transliterated into English as Sandili or Shandili, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Śāṇḍilī (शाण्डिली).—A daughter of Dakṣa. She was married by Dharmadeva and a Vasu called Anala was born to the couple. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 17).
2) Śāṇḍilī (शाण्डिली).—A yoginī famed in the Purāṇas. She once cursed Garuḍa as a result of which he lost his feathers. (For details see under Garuḍa).
3) Śāṇḍilī (शाण्डिली).—A very chaste Devī living in Devaloka. She once taught Sumanas, the Kekaya princess the duties of a chaste woman. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 123, Verse 8).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1) Śaṇḍili (शण्डिलि).—An Ekārṣeya.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 200. 5.
2) Śāṇḍili (शाण्डिलि).—Sacred for śrāddha.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 19. 92.
Śāṇḍilī (शाण्डिली) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.9.9) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śāṇḍilī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
India history and geographySource: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
Śāṇḍilī (शाण्डिली) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that remains unidentified.—The Nīlamata describes thre river Śāṇḍilī as flowing near the temple of Durgā on the bank of the Madhumatī. As the temple of Durgā on the bank of the Madhumatī is identical with the Shardi temple, the stream Śāṇḍilī must be nearby.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śaṇḍilī (शण्डिली):—[from śaṇḍila > śaṇḍ] f. Name of Parvati, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Śāṇḍilī (शाण्डिली):—[from śāṇḍila] a f. See next.
3) [v.s. ...] b f. Name of a Brāhmaṇī (worshipped as the mother of Agni), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]
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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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 82 - Greatness of Suparṇeśvara (Suparṇa-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 81 - Fall of Suparṇa’s Wings < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 130 - Creation of Pañcapiṇḍā Cow < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXXIII < [Anusasanika Parva]
Section CXIII < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
Section VIII < [Jambukhanda Nirmana Parva]
Dvisahasri of Tembesvami (Summary and Study) (by Upadhyay Mihirkumar Sudhirbhai)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 93 - The Celestial Swans Go to the City of Vajra < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 110 - Baladeva’s Mantra for Protecting Pradyumna < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 82 - Narada Gives a history of Vratas Performed by Other Ladies < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)