Shirahpinda, Śiraḥpiṇḍa, Shirah-pinda: 1 definition


Shirahpinda 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 Śiraḥpiṇḍa can be transliterated into English as Sirahpinda or Shirahpinda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shirahpinda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śiraḥpiṇḍa (शिरःपिण्ड):—[=śiraḥ-piṇḍa] [from śiraḥ > śiras] m. [dual number] the two protuberances on the forehead of an elephant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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