Sharngadhara, aka: Śārṅgadhara, Sharnga-dhara; 2 Definition(s)
Sharngadhara means something in 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 Śārṅgadhara can be transliterated into English as Sarngadhara or Sharngadhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śārṅgadhara (शार्ङ्गधर).—Viṣṇu, lived in Mekhalā in Meghakara tīrtham.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 41.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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
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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Search found 8 books and stories containing Sharngadhara, Śārṅgadhara or Sharnga-dhara. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 5 - Sarngadhara II (A.D. 1253-1267) < [Chapter XIV - The Yadavas]
Part 2 - Sarngadhara I (A.D. 1150) < [Chapter XIV - The Yadavas]
Part 6 - Singadeva (A.D. 1268-1272) < [Chapter XIV - The Yadavas]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter LXXXI - A brief description of holy pools and sanctuaries < [Agastya Samhita]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 59 - Pāpāṅkuśā Ekādaśī < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 13: Battle between Puruṣottama and Madhu < [Chapter IV - Anantanāthacaritra]
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