Shashimauli, Śaśimauli, Śaśimaulin, Śaśimaulī, Shashinmaulin, Shashin-maulin, Shashin-mauli: 6 definitions


Shashimauli 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 terms Śaśimauli and Śaśimaulin and Śaśimaulī can be transliterated into English as Sasimauli or Shashimauli or Sasimaulin or Shashimaulin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shashimauli in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Śaśimauli (शशिमौलि) refers to the “moon-crested lord” and is used to describe Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.20 (“The story of the submarine fire”).—Accordingly, as Nārada said to Brahmā: “O Brahmā, please tell me “Where did the flame of fire emerging from the eye of Śiva go?” Please tell me also the further story of the moon-crested lord [i.e., śaśimauli]”.

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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 next»] — Shashimauli in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śaśimauli (शशिमौलि).—epithets of Śiva.

Derivable forms: śaśimauliḥ (शशिमौलिः).

Śaśimauli is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śaśin and mauli (मौलि). See also (synonyms): śaśiśekhara.

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

Śaśimauli (शशिमौलि).—[masculine] [Epithet] of Śiva (moon-crested).

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

Śaśimauli (शशिमौलि):—[=śaśi-mauli] [from śaśi > śaś] m. ‘having the moon as a diadem’, Name of Śiva, [Kumāra-sambhava; Kathāsaritsāgara; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shashimauli in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shashimauli in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śaśimauli (ಶಶಿಮೌಲಿ):—[noun] = ಶಶಿಧರ [shashidhara].

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Śaśimauḷi (ಶಶಿಮೌಳಿ):—[noun] = ಶಶಿಧರ [shashidhara].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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