Sharngadhara, aka: Śārṅgadhara, Sharnga-dhara; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śārṅgadhara can be transliterated into English as Sarngadhara or Sharngadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Śārṅgadhara (शार्ङ्गधर).—Viṣṇu, lived in Mekhalā in Meghakara tīrtham.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 41.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sharngadhara in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śārṅgadhara (शार्ङ्गधर).—m. epithets of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: śārṅgadharaḥ (शार्ङ्गधरः).

Śārṅgadhara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śārṅga and dhara (धर). See also (synonyms): śārṅgapāṇi, śārṅgabhṛt.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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