Shashada, aka: Śaśāda, Shasha-ada; 4 Definition(s)
Shashada 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 Śaśāda can be transliterated into English as Sasada or Shashada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śaśāda (शशाद, “rabbit-eater”).—Another name for Vikukṣi (son of Ikṣvāku). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.6.11)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
1) Śaśāda (शशाद).—Son of Vikuksi, the King of Ayodhyā. Purañjaya was Śaśāda’s son. (Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa. Chapter 1).
2) Śaśāda (शशाद).—A son of Ikṣvāku. His real name was Vikukṣi. (For the detailed story as to how 'Vikukṣi' became 'Śaśāda' see under Vikukṣi).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Śaśāda (शशाद).—See Vikukṣi.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 6. 11; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 24; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 18.
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
1) a hawk, falcon.
2) Name of a son of Ikṣvāku, father of पुरंजय (puraṃjaya).
Derivable forms: śaśādaḥ (शशादः).
Śaśāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaśa and ada (अद).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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