Shatabali, Śatabali: 4 definitions

Introduction

Shatabali 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 Śatabali can be transliterated into English as Satabali or Shatabali, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śatabali (शतबलि).—A great monkey under the leadership of Sugrīva. He was the leader of the monkeys deputed to the northern regions to look for Sītā. (Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Kiṣkindhā Kāṇḍa Canto 43).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śatabali (शतबलि).—A Vānara chief.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 235.
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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

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

Śatabali (शतबलि).—[masculine] a cert. fish; [Name] of a monkey.

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

1) Śatabali (शतबलि):—[=śata-bali] [from śata] m. a kind of fish, [Āpastamba]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a monkey, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] ([probably] more correct -vali).

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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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