Shardulavahana, Śārdūlavāhana: 4 definitions



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The Sanskrit term Śārdūlavāhana can be transliterated into English as Sardulavahana or Shardulavahana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shardulavahana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śārdūlavāhana (शार्दूलवाहन).—m.

(-naḥ) A Jaina teacher. E. śārdūla a tiger, and vāhana a vehicle.

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

Śārdūlavāhana (शार्दूलवाहन):—[=śārdūla-vāhana] [from śārdūla] m. ‘riding on a tiger’, Name of Mañju-śrī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śārdūlavāhana (शार्दूलवाहन):—[śārdūla-vāhana] (naḥ) 1. m. A Jaina teacher.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śārdūlavāhana (शार्दूलवाहन):—m. ein N. Mañjuśrī's (auf einem Tiger reitend) [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 21.]

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