Shashibindu, Śaśibindu: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Shashibindu 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 Śaśibindu can be transliterated into English as Sasibindu or Shashibindu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (S) next»] — Shashibindu in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śaśibindu (शशिबिन्दु).—A son of Citraratha; lord of 14 mahāratnas and cakravarti; had 100,000 wives and ten lakhs of sons, among whom the chief were Pṛthuśrava, Pṛthukarma and four others; (see Śaśabindu).*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 3-6.
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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 dictionary

[«previous (S) next»] — Shashibindu in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śaśibindu (शशिबिन्दु):—[=śaśi-bindu] [from śaśi > śaś] [wrong reading] for śaśa-b, [Rāmāyaṇa]

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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 (even English!). 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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