Shatruntapa, Śatruntapa: 2 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śatruntapa can be transliterated into English as Satruntapa or Shatruntapa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śatruntapa (शत्रुन्तप).—A King, who fought in Duryodhana’s army. Arjuna killed him on the occasion when the Kauravas lifted Virāṭa’s cows. (Virāṭa Parva, Chapter 54, Verse 11).

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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

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śatruntapa (शत्रुन्तप).—mfn.

(-paḥ-pā-paṃ) Subduing enemies. E. śatru, tap to harass, khac aff.

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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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