Sharadvata, Śāradvata: 8 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Śāradvata can be transliterated into English as Saradvata or Sharadvata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Śāradvata (शारद्वत).—A name of Kṛpa, the guru of Parikṣit welcomed Vidura to Hastināpura.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 13. 3; 16. 3; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 11.
1b) A son of Ahalyā.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 201.
Śāradvata (शारद्वत) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.83.13) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śāradvata) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
Śāradvata is also mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.45.11, I.49) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places.
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
Śāradvata (शारद्वत).—Name of Kṛpa; Bhāgavata 1.13.3.
-tī Kṛpī, wife of Kṛpa; ते शरा रुधिराक्ताङ्गा भित्वा शारद्वतीसुतम् (te śarā rudhirāktāṅgā bhitvā śāradvatīsutam) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.156.74.
Derivable forms: śāradvataḥ (शारद्वतः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Śāradvata (शारद्वत).—= next: Divyāvadāna 395.1 (verse).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāradvata (शारद्वत).—i. e. śaradvant + a, I. adj. Descended from Śaradvant, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 20, 94. Ii. m. A proper name, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 63, 2.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śāradvata (शारद्वत).—[masculine] a man’s name.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śāradvata (शारद्वत):—[from śārada] m. [patronymic] [from] śarad-vat [gana] bidādi
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Kṛpa, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] of Gautama, [Harivaṃśa] ([plural] = gautamāḥ, [Pravara texts])
4) [v.s. ...] of a disciple of Kaṇva, [Śakuntalā]
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section 11 < [Jalapradanika-parva]
Section 54 < [Karna Parva]
Section 26 < [Karna Parva]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Kuntaka’s evaluation of Sanskrit literature (by Nikitha. M)
5. Abhijñānaśākuntala in Kuntaka’s treatment < [Chapter 2 - Kuntaka’s appraisal of Kālidāsa]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)