Shokanala, aka: Śokānala, Shoka-anala; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śokānala can be transliterated into English as Sokanala or Shokanala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Śokānala (शोकानल).—the fire of grief.

Derivable forms: śokānalaḥ (शोकानलः).

Śokānala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śoka and anala (अनल). See also (synonyms): śokāgni.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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