Shatamanyu, Śatamanyu, Shata-manyu: 9 definitions
Shatamanyu 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 Śatamanyu can be transliterated into English as Satamanyu or Shatamanyu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Śatamanyu (शतमन्यु) is the name of a Gaṇanāyaka (“leader of Gaṇas”), according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.40 (“The Marriage Procession of Śiva”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated to Nārada: “[...] O Nārada, Yajvākṣa, Śatamanyu and Meghamanyu each of these leaders too went with so many crores. Kāṣṭhāgūḍha, the leader of Gaṇas, went with sixtyfour crores. So too Virūpākṣa, Sukeśa, Vṛṣabha and Sanātana. Similarly Tālaketu, Ṣaḍāsya, the eternal Cañcvāsya Saṃvartaka, Caitra and the lord Lakulīśa himself. [...]”.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śatamanyu (शतमन्यु).—A name of Indra.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 8. 6.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) epithets of Indra; प्रसहेत रणे तवानुजान् द्विषतां कः शतमन्युतेजसः (prasaheta raṇe tavānujān dviṣatāṃ kaḥ śatamanyutejasaḥ) Ki. 2.23; Bhaṭṭikāvya 1.5; शतमखमुपतस्थे प्राञ्जलिः पुष्पधन्वा (śatamakhamupatasthe prāñjaliḥ puṣpadhanvā) Kumārasambhava 2. 64; R.9.13.
2) an owl.
Derivable forms: śatamanyuḥ (शतमन्युः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nyuḥ) Indra. E. śata a hundred, manyu a sacrifice: see the last.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śatamanyu (शतमन्यु).—[adjective] having hundredfold wrath.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śatamanyu (शतमन्यु):—[=śata-manyu] [from śata] mfn. (śata-) having h°-fold wrath, [Ṛg-veda; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Rājataraṅgiṇī]
2) [v.s. ...] receiving a h° sacrifices, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) [v.s. ...] very spirited, v° zealous, [ib.]
4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Indra, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]
5) [v.s. ...] an owl, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śatamanyu (शतमन्यु):—[śata-manyu] (nyuḥ) 2. m. Idem.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Śatamanyu (ಶತಮನ್ಯು):—[noun] = ಶತಮಖ - [shatamakha -] 1.
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1) [noun] that which is related to Indra.
2) [noun] a weapon having Indra as its presiding deity.
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 10: Celebration by the people < [Chapter II - Birth of Ajita and Sagara]
Part 5: Acceptable food and avagraha < [Chapter VI]
Part 6: The birth-bath of Sambhava < [Chapter I - Sambhavajinacaritra]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 40 - The Marriage Procession of Śiva < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]
The Linga Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 26 - The Marriage of Hara and Gaurī Celebrated < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 10 - The Worlds Of Indra And Agni < [Section 1 - Pūrvārdha]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)