Shodhamukha, Ṣoḍhāmukha, Shodha-mukha: 3 definitions
Shodhamukha 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 Ṣoḍhāmukha can be transliterated into English as Sodhamukha or Shodhamukha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ṣoḍhāmukha (षोढामुख).—'six-faced', Name of Kārtikeya; द्रोढा जनोर्जनितषोढामुखः समिति वोढा स डाटकगिरेः (droḍhā janorjanitaṣoḍhāmukhaḥ samiti voḍhā sa ḍāṭakagireḥ) Aśvad.7.
Derivable forms: ṣoḍhāmukhaḥ (षोढामुखः).
Ṣoḍhāmukha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ṣoḍhā and mukha (मुख).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-khaḥ) Kartikeya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ṣoḍhāmukha (षोढामुख):—[=ṣoḍhā-mukha] [from ṣoḍhā > ṣaṣ] m. ‘six-faced’, Name of Skanda, [Kāvya literature] =
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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