Shatpura, Ṣaṭpura: 4 definitions
Shatpura 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 Ṣaṭpura can be transliterated into English as Satpura or Shatpura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ṣaṭpura (षट्पुर).—A Vindhya tribe.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 65.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Ṣaṭpura (षट्पुर).—name of a locality: Mahā-Māyūrī 47.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṣaṭpura (षट्पुर):—[=ṣaṭ-pura] [from ṣaṭ > ṣaṣ] n. Name of an Asura town, [Harivaṃśa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Ṣaṭpura (षट्पुर):—n. Nomen proprium einer aus sechs Burgen bestehenden Stadt der Asura [Harivaṃśa 7604. 7973. fg. 8159. fg. 8187. 8497. fgg.] guhā [8163.] guhā saṃjñā [8162.]
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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