Shrida, Śrīda, Shri-da: 8 definitions


Shrida 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 Śrīda can be transliterated into English as Srida or Shrida, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Śrīda (श्रीद) refers to “whose form is productive of glory”, and represents an epithet of Śiva used in Sandhyā’s eulogy of Śiva, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.6. Accordingly:—“[...] Directly perceiving the lord of Durgā she [viz., Sandhyā] eulogised the lord of the worlds: [...] Obeisance to Thee whose form is solitary, pure, luminous, free from illusion, knowledge-cum-bliss, naturally undecaying, eternal bliss, delighted at the outcome of truth and prosperity and productive of glory (śrīda)”.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrīda (श्रीद).—an epithet of Kubera.

Derivable forms: śrīdaḥ (श्रीदः).

Śrīda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrī and da (द).

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

Śrīda (श्रीद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Conferring wealth, prosperity, &c. m.

(-daḥ) Kuvera, the god or riches. E. śrī wealth, and da who gives.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrīda (श्रीद).—[masculine] causing welfare; [masculine] [Epithet] of Kubera.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śrīda (श्रीद):—[=śrī-da] [from śrī] mfn. bestowing wealth or prosperity, [Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Kubera, [Kuvalayānanda]

3) Śrīdā (श्रीदा):—[=śrī-dā] [from śrī-da > śrī] f. Name of Rādhā, [Pañcarātra]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrīda (श्रीद):—[śrī-da] (daḥ) 1. m. Kuvera, god of riches.

[Sanskrit to German]

Shrida in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śrīda (ಶ್ರೀದ):—

1) [noun] (masc.) the giver of wealth; a wealth-bestower.

2) [noun] Kubēra, the Regent of Wealth.

3) [noun] Viṣṇu.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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