Shatapatha, Śatapatha: 5 definitions

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Shatapatha 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 Śatapatha can be transliterated into English as Satapatha or Shatapatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shatapatha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śatapatha (शतपथ).—A Janapada.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 110.
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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»] — Shatapatha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śatapatha (शतपथ).—[adjective] having a hundred paths, many-sided; [masculine] & brāhmaṇa [neuter] T. of a Brāhmaṇa.

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

1) Śatapatha (शतपथ):—[=śata-patha] [from śata] mfn. having a h° (id est. numerous) paths, very many-sided, [Mahābhārata; Catalogue(s)]

2) [v.s. ...] proceeding in a h° ways, [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension]

3) [v.s. ...] m. = next

4) Śātapatha (शातपथ):—[=śāta-patha] [from śāta] mf(ī)n. relating or belonging to or based upon the Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa, [Kāśikā-vṛtti; Śaṃkarācārya]

5) [v.s. ...] = śatapatha-br, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shatapatha 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»] — Shatapatha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śatapatha (ಶತಪಥ):—[noun] the well known brāhmaṇa (Saṃskřta text, containing one hundred chapters) attached to Vājasanēyi samhita (Śukla yajurvēda).

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Śatapatha (ಶತಪಥ):—

1) [noun] a walking a short distance to and fro several times.

2) [noun] ಶತಪಥ ಹಾಕು [shatapatha haku] śatapatha hāku to walk a short distance to and fro reteadedly several times.

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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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